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Cockpit mods coming for three SAAF aircraft types

Modifications, some of them large scale, to cockpits of three aircraft types in the SA Air Force (SAAF) fleet are under investigation...

SAAF jets fly almost 140 hours during air-to-air camp at AFB...

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The jets making up the sharp point of the SA Air Force (SAAF) recently stretched their wings, as it were, and at...

Possible permanent grounding for either Gripen or Hawk coming

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The SA Air Force's (SAAF) 10% budget cut for the 2016/17 financial year coupled with the Rand's decreasing value could mean the...

Big SAAF deployment to SADC regional air exercise

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At least 40 military aircraft from Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries are at Maun Airport in Botswana along with 800 troops...

Big SAAF deployment to SADC regional air exercise

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At least 40 military aircraft from Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries are at Maun Airport in Botswana along with 800 troops...

Hawks not grounded

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A landing incident involving a Hawk jet trainer at AFB Makhado late last month did not lead to the SA Air Force's...

Hawk fleet grounded after accident

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) has grounded the Hawk trainer fleet following the crash of a jet whilst landing last Thursday. The...

Hawk trainer damaged in landing accident at AFB Makhado

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A South African Air Force (SAAF) training jet was badly damaged in a landing incident on Thursday. Unconfirmed reports indicate that the BAE...

Ysterplaat pulling out all the stops for Wings & Wheels show

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Air Force Base Ysterplaat is gearing up for a December airshow that is sure to please both the aviation junkie and petrol...

New gallery: Air Capability Demonstration

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The South African Air Force hosted its spectacular biannual Air Capability Demonstration at the Roodewal weapons range on October 24, 2013. A...

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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...