Parliamentary Question: Police: Air wing

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QUESTION NO 694

DATE OF PUBLICATION IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER: 12 MARCH 2010
INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO 7- 2010)

Date reply submitted : 4 May 2010

694. Mrs DA Schäfer (DA) to ask the Minister of Police:

(1) How many (a) fixed-wing aircrafts and (b) helicopters does the SA Police Service have;

(2) (a) how many pilots are employed by the SAPS to fly (i) fixed wing aircrafts and (ii) helicopters, (b) what are the relevant details of the (i) qualifications and (ii) number of hours flying experience of each pilot employed and (c) how many pilots are needed to fly (i) fixed wing aircraft and (ii) helicopters of the SAPS;

(3) (a) when was the last advertisement for pilots published, (b) how many applications were received, (c) what (i) levels of experience and (ii) number of flying hours did each (aa) appointed and (bb) not appointed applicant have and (d) on what basis was each applicant (i) appointed and (ii) not appointed;

(4) whether all successful applicants have valid (a) pilot’s and (b) driving licences; if not, (i) why not, (ii) on what basis were they appointed and (iii) what are the relevant details of those who do not have valid (aa) pilot’s and (bb) driving licences?

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REPLY:

(1)(a) Number of Fixed Wing Aircraft – 15

(b) Number of Helicopters – 38

 

(2)(a)(i) Pilots for Fixed Wing Aircraft – 11

(ii) Pilots for Helicopters – 39

 

(2)(b)(i) Qualifications – All Commercial Pilots Licenses

 

 

 

 

(ii) Statistics on Individual Flying Hours:

NATIONAL AIR WING

 

NUMBER

 

RANK

NAME

NO OF HOURS

0076796-4

SNR SUPT

P L OBERHOLSTER

7615.0

0527595-4

SNR SUPT

J NORVAL

7582.8

0542297-3

SUPT

M J MAARTENS

5492.6

0435343-9

CAPT

W ZAAYMAN

2725.2

0435343-9

CAPT

M J VAN DEN BERG

2110.0

7040321-0

CAPT

F I MUDAU

1650.8

0463898-1

CAPT

I LANSBERG

899.0

7178671-3

SGT

P SEANE

Student

7179274-1

SGT

P MASELANA

Student

7178423-3

SGT

JI COETZEE

Student

BLOEMFONTEIN

0431017-9

SNR SUPT

D J WIUM

5433.9

0528325-6

SNR SUPT

J VAN GRUITING

8165.0

KIMBERLEY

 

7178379-2

CAPT

JD BECKER

1534.0

0472275-2

CAPT

J J CLOETE

1252.9

KWAZULU-NATAL

7119512-2

CAPT

F J HAASBROEK

3156.5

7035982-2

CAPT

M O=DONNEL

2854.4

7167122-6

CAPT

B GRAFTON

2393.4

7035982-2

CAPT

R LEDWABA

1250.0

7161665-9

INSP

R SALOOJEE

542.0

RAND AIRPORT

0528251-9

SNR SUPT

R B SIEGRIST

7105.3

0431152-3

SNR SUPT

J J BOTHA

1980.8

7066029-8

CAPT

M M MAANS

933.0

7119457-6

CAPT

C BERNARDO

1381.7

0633103-3

CAPT

V LANKESAR

1150.0

CAPE TOWN

0527313-7

SNR SUPT

L F DE WAAL

6710.0

0528623-9

SNR SUPT

A BOTHA

6959.2

0432615-6

CAPT

J BRAND

2400.0

0534600-2

CAPT

D R DANIELS

1142.7

POLOKWANE

0425925-4

CAPT

S P ROOS

10 657

7178324-5

CAPT

S SCHNETLER

970

 

 

PORT ELIZABETH

7020819-1

CAPT

A PIENAAR

4560

7178377-6

CAPT

IM GROENEWALD

1140

BULEMBU

0449500-4

SNR SUPT

T MEYER

11 100

7068352-2

CAPT

F M A GREEN

2050

7179753-0

SGT

Z GQIBITOLE

student

POTCHEFSTROOM

7066021-2

CAPT

A OOSTHUIZEN

2800

1469817-0

CAPT

W I GOUWS

1664.1

NELSPRUIT

0462736-9

SNR SUPT

H B GOEDHART

7315.2

5305863-1

CAPT

L C PRETORIUS

1337.8

035981-4

INSP

A MBOWENI

615.1

 

WONDERBOOM

0527998-4

SNR SUPT

B J NORDEN

15771.9

0076866-9

SNR SUPT

P J FOURIE

17200

0537988-1

SUPT

R VAN DER LINDE

4300

0474337-7

SUPT

S KHAN

6511

0400935-5

SUPT

J G DE VILLIERS

11050

7041467-0

SUPT

T A DLAMINI

3000

0532938-8

CAPT

N A VERMAAK

4320

5063903-0

CAPT

R BAREUTHER

3100

7059061-3

CAPT

M T NHLENGETHWA

1800

0442877-3

CAPT

J A DU PLESSIS

1400

0460713-9

CAPT

M BREEDT

1500

7178335-1

CAPT

FR MASHAMBA

1260

 

(c) (i) Shortfall for Fixed Wing Pilots – 12

(ii) Shortfall for Helicopter Pilots – 41

 

(3)(a) Date of last advertisement for vacancies

– February 2009

 

(b) Number of applications received

– 120

(c)(i)+(ii)(aa) Number of Flying Hours of Appointees:

Helicopter -700 Hours

Helicopter -907 Hours

Aeroplane -1284 Hours

Aeroplane -841 Hours

Four(4) student pilots

(c)(i)+(ii)(bb) Number of Flying Hours of Non Appointees:

Private Pilots License to Commercial Pilots License with between 50 and 2465 hours of experience.

(d)(i) Criteria for Appointment

Suitability, successful psychometric assessment, promoting representivity.

(d)(ii) Criteria for Non Appointment

Lack of qualifications, experience, failed psychometric assessments and not enhancing representivity.

(4)(a) +(b) Pilot and Driver`s Licence

Yes, all applicants have valid pilot`s and driver`s licence, except for two students who had to renew their qualifications.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reply to question 694 approved by Minister