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CAF meets and briefs attachés

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The Swedish defence attaché in South Africa, responding at an SA Air Force (SAAF) briefing, said the ubuntu concept of “humanity” or “humanity toward...

AFB Waterkloof fire “an accident”

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No evidence of foul play or sabotage was discovered by SA Air Force (SAAF) investigators following a fire at the bulk fuel installation at...

AFB Waterkloof fire investigation complete

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An investigation into Sunday’s fire at Air Force Base (AFB) Waterkloof is complete with the next step being South Africa’s top soldier “applying his...

Minister Modise will be questioned on Waterkloof fire

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Sabotage as the cause of Sunday’s fire at Air Force Base (AFB) Waterkloof was unequivocally ruled out by senior communication officers from both the...

SANDF investigating cause of fire at Air Force Base Waterkloof

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has launched an investigation into the cause of a fire at Air Force Base (AFB) Waterkloof on...

New CATCO at SAAF Centre of Transport Excellence

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AFB Waterkloof, apart from being home to the VIP squadron of the SA Air Force (SAAF) and its transport squadrons, regularly hosts international dignitaries...

AFB Waterkloof management working hard under difficult circumstances – Marais

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Air Force Base Waterkloof, once known as the SA Air Force’s (SAAF) centre of transport excellence is a title the current base boss is...

Contractor appointed to rehabilitate sinkholes at AFB Waterkloof

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Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure wants steps taken to ensure AFB Waterkloof’s operational efficiency is not affected by ground subsidence. Following an...

Koloane “name dropped” to speed up Gupta’s AFB Waterkloof flight clearance

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The final day of submissions into the Gupta touchdown at Air Force Base (AFB) Waterkloof six years ago at the Zondo Commission of Inquiry...

More Gupta charter landing testimony at Zondo Commission

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The 2013 landing of a Gupta-chartered jet aircraft at AFB Waterkloof is still under the spotlight of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture...

CAF tells Zondo Gupta landing at AFB Waterkloof “hurt”

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A second day of submissions to the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture heard South Africa’s most senior airman admit that...

Gupta AFB Waterkloof landing back in the spotlight

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The infamous and apparently illegal use of AFB Waterkloof by an airliner chartered by the Gupta family more than six years ago this week...

Hundred plus aircraft expected at AAD

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Aviation enthusiasts will be well catered for at this week's Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition at AFB Waterkloof with no less...

CASA, Diamond and Gulfstream among aircraft brands coming to AAD

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With Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2018 literally around the corner, exhibition lead partners the Commercial Aviation Association of SA (CAASA) confirmed...

AFB Waterkloof turns 80

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AFB Waterkloof today (August 1) marks its 80th anniversary. It started life on 1 August 1938 as Waterkloof Air Station as a practice...

Gupta landing at AFB Waterkloof again under the Parliamentary spotlight

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It's been more than four years but the apparently illegal touchdown at AFB Waterkloof of a chartered civilian aircraft carrying passengers bound...

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...

AAD 2016 exceeded expectations – Armscor chief executive

Trade visitors to last month's Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition at AFB Waterkloof numbered just short of 34 000 over the...

Parliamentary Defence Committee fact-finding visit to SANDF facilities and bases

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A senior SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Special Forces officer told members of Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans that...

SAAF to have a large presence at AAD

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) will have at least 10 different aircraft types, complemented by SAAF Museum aircraft, on display –...

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