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Gate guards are part of military aviation history and tradition

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The deployment of gate guards in the form of aircraft no longer in service is a time-honoured tradition in air forces around the world...

SAAF centenary: When the past collides with the present

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) is generally accepted as having been formed on 1 February 1920. This makes it the second oldest Commonwealth...

SA Air Force Association marks 75 years of camaraderie and help

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The SA Air Force Association (SAAFA) this year marks its 75th anniversary with a number of events, the first taking place later this month...

SANDF to support National Civic Remembrance Day

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will be supporting the National Civic Remembrance Day Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony in Johannesburg this coming...

A South African aviation pioneer’s story

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It's a far cry from the jumbo jets of today back down the years to the goggles and oil-spattered overalls of those pilots who...

Voortrekker preparing for final berthing at Naval Museum

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Another component of South African naval history is en route to the SA Navy Museum in Simon’s Town. That component is the ocean yacht Voortrekker...

Veterans Military Fair coming to Edenvale

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Edenvale in Gauteng is the place to be on Saturday 29 June if you are a collector of military memorabilia in any number of...

Permanent home for Mirage F1 CZ at Stellenbosch Flying Club

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South Africa has a proud military aviation history and the efforts of both the country’s aviation community and the SA Air Force (SAAF) work...

The Warsaw Airlift, a triumph of South African bravery

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The overall participation of the South African Air Force (SAAF) in the Second World War contributed greatly to the Allies' successes. Nearly 50 000...

The South African Navy’s ‘darkest hour’ is not recognised and not commemorated

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Here’s a question for many, in what action did the South African Navy (SAN) experience its greatest single loss of personnel, the largest sacrifice...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...