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Tyre burst touchdown for the Deputy President

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What can politely be termed “an eventful touchdown” was reportedly experienced by Deputy President David Mabuza “compliments” of 21 Squadron, the SA Air Force...

SAAF seeking support services for its Falcons

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Nothing having been made public to the contrary, the SA Air Force (SAAF) is still operating in austerity mode with acquisition replaced by maintenance...

Inkwazi flying again

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had to wait 10 months before he could make use of the South African Air Force's presidential aircraft for...

21 Squadron apparently didn’t transport VVIPs in 2017/18

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The latest Department of Defence (DoD) annual report has it the SA Air Force (SAAF) logged 496.3 hours flying government VVIPs and...

SAAF moving to make 21 Squadron airworthy

Steps are being taken to make the SA Air Force's (SAAF) VIP transport squadron airworthy again with the latest development being a...

No maintenance contracts in place for 21 Squadron aircraft – so...

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A telling question has been asked by Congress of the People (COPE) chief whip, Deidre Carter, after her party was told the...

21 Squadron VVIP transport budget “blown” by millions

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Another Parliamentary question put to Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has shown the SA Air Force (SAAF) "blew its budget" for VVIP and VIP...

SAAF improving its maintenance capability

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SA Air Force (SAAF) Chief, Lieutenant General "Zakes" Msimang is confident the VVIP transport squadron will have a better aircraft availability rate...

More SAAF VIP flight headaches

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The South African Air Force has reportedly used up its VIP flight budget for the current financial year but has to find...

Is a replacement for 21 Squadron’s Falcon 900B on the way?

The acquisition of a new presidential jet seems to have fallen off the radar but there is a new and, at this...

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...