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Transformation amongst highlights of 28 Squadron

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The qualifying of the first black female C-130 Hercules commander is one of the transformation highlights emphasised by the South African Air...

Don’t go the C-130J route for airlift – Heitman

Leading South African defence and military analyst Helmoed Romer Heitman maintains the SA Air Force (SAAF) should not be looking at taking...

South Africa and the US talking about replacement C-130s

Acquisition of transport aircraft to replace the SA Air Force's (SAAF) ageing C-130BZs has, by at least one account, been underway for...

28 Squadron again called on for humanitarian duty

One of the SA Air Force's (SAAF) long-serving C-130BZs is currently in Lagos, Nigeria, preparing to bring home the remains of the...

C-130BZ still the SAAF transport workhorse

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The backbone of the SA Air Force's (SAAF) airlift fleet – 28 Squadron and its ageing C-130BZs – have again been on...

Take a bow, 28 Squadron

A few weeks after a 35 Squadron C47-TP crashed in the Drakensberg in December 2012, the Defence and Military Veterans Minister said...

60 years of the Herc

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Saturday (August 23) is a milestone in the world of military aviation marking the 60th anniversary of the first flight of the...

28 Squadron takes NSRI crew aboard for maritime flight training

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28 Squadron is widely recognised as one of the hardest working units in the SA Air Force (SAAF) with its more than...

Il-76s for the SAAF?

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A SA National Defence Force (SANDF) project team is burning the midnight oil on an urgent study to ensure extra airlift capacity...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...