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Bay’s Hill to host Barker, Iyer memorial

The memorial service of the late Major General (ret) Desmond Barker and Colonel (ret) Rama lyer following a fatal Patchen Explorer aircraft crash earlier...

Condolences for retired pilots killed in light aircraft crash

The South African Military Ombud Lieutenant General (Retired) Vusumuzi Masondo on Thursday sent his condolences to the families of two Reserve Force pilots who...

Sad day for SA military aviation

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, will go into history as a sad day for South Africa’s military aviation fraternity, marked by the death of two...

Another international honour for Des Barker

Retired SA Air Force (SAAF) major general Des Barker added one more to an already impressive list of achievements when the Herman R Salmon...

Honorary RAeS Fellowship for Des Barker

Retired SA Air Force (SAAF) major general Des Barker has become only the second South African to be awarded Honorary Fellowship of the prestigious...

Des Barker leaves the CSIR but will keep on flying

At first glance it was just another move but the missive "note this email address will no longer be active from March...

Successful first test flight for Inundu pod

The CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) has completed the first flight test of its electronics testing, evaluation and training pod...

South Africa and Algeria conclude aeronautics research agreement

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa and the University of Blida in Algeria signed a Memorandum of...


Communicate don’t abrogate!

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