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AFB Ysterplaat fire section helps stop Table Mountain blaze

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Cape Town’s SA Air Force (SAAF) base at Ysterplaat put in extra effort at the weekend as fire hit Table Mountain with a team...

No Shackleton ground run this Saturday

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It’s been five months since the last Shackleton ground run at Air Force Base (AFB) Ysterplaat and military aviation enthusiasts will not be able...

Shackleton ground runs at AFB Ysterplaat

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Saturday, October 28, saw yet another successful ground run of the last SA Air Force (SAAF) Shackleton at the AFB Ysterplaat SAAF...

Ysterplaat instils passion for aviation in local students

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Following hot on the heels of the successful Aviators Evening hosted by Air Force Base Ysterplaat on 8 October, the next day...

SAAF cleans up at 2015 DoD environmental awards

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) was the big winner at this week's Department of Defence (DoD) environmental awards. Between them air force...

Silver Falcons and supersonic car mockup for next Ysterplaat Aviators Evening

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The next Aviators Evening to be hosted by Force Base Ysterplaat onThursday 8 October 2015 is sure to set the pulse racing...

SAAF 95 not exactly top of mind

With just five months left to commemorate the 95th anniversary of the SA Air Force there is not much visible evidence of...

SA Air Force honours the fallen

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May is traditionally the month during which the South African Air Force (SAAF) recalls the memory of its members who gave their...

Air Force chief apologises for Museum closure

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SA Air Force (SAAF) Chief Lieutenant General Zakes Msimang and the Air Force Command Council have apologised for the inconvenience caused by...

Attempted theft behind SAAF Museum closure

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Two factors are behind the current temporary closure of the SA Air Force (SAAF) Museum at AFB Zwartkop as well as its...

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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...