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Update: Eight injured after Oryx flies through wires

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) Oryx helicopter that crashed on the N1 highway just outside Cape Town on Sunday morning was...

SAAF assists in sea rescue off Durban

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A South African Air Force (SAAF) Oryx helicopter was used to evacuate two injured sailors off Durban this week, after their vessel...

Defence Force assisting with firefighting and evacuation in weather-ravaged Western Cape

The South African military has made three helicopters available with immediate effect to assist in firefighting, evacuation and general disaster management on...

Cape helicopter squadron rises to the fire challenge

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January has been a challenging month for the South African Air Force's (SAAF's) Cape-based 22 Squadron as they have been called in...

SAAF Oryxes log just on 94 firefighting hours in 11 days

The SA Air Force, in the form of AFB Ysterplaat-based 22 Squadron, was a latecomer to the fires which ravaged parts of...

Navy battles Cape mountain fires

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Sailors from the maritime branch of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) have been doing battle against raging mountain fires threating...

Oryx mid-life upgrade deemed a success

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Despite hard lessons learnt, the South African Air Force (SAAF) has successfully completed the mid-life upgrade of all Oryx medium transport helicopters...

Celebration turns to tragedy for 87 Helicopter Flying School

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What should have been an occasion to remember with AFB Bloemspruit-based 87 Helicopter Flying School (HFS) turned into tragedy when a guest...

Oryx hit by small arms fire in DRC – no injuries

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A third South African Air Force (SAAF) Oryx helicopter deployed under the UN flag has come under fire in the Democratic Republic...

SAAF helicopter fired at in the DRC

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A South African Air Force (SAAF) helicopter deployed under the United Nations (UN) flag was fired upon in the Democratic Republic of...

Final four Oryx being upgraded as part of Project Drummer

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Denel Aviation is busy upgrading the final four of 39 Oryx helicopters for the South African Air Force (SAAF) as part of...

SAAF helicopter to the rescue – this time on the Cape...

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A 22 Squadron Oryx helicopter was used as a platform to launch divers who successfully rescued three fishermen off Velddrif earlier this...

26 of 39 Oryx upgraded by Denel Aviation

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Denel Aviation will conclude the avionics upgrade of 39 of the South African Air Force's Oryx transport helicopters in January 2016 after...

Further details of Oryx taxi incident in the DRC revealed

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Further details have been revealed about the incident in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) last month when an Oryx helicopter...

SAAF Oryx damaged in DRC taxiing incident

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No-one was injured when a South African Air Force (SAAF) Oryx helicopter suffered damaged to its' nose on Saturday July 18 while...

Oryx hit by small arms fire in DRC

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A SA Air Force Oryx was hit by small arms fire in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Monday. No-one was injured...

Presidency and SANDF deny Zuma helicopter taxi service reports

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Both the Presidency and the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) have vehemently denied any wrongdoing in the use of military helicopters by...

SAAF helps fight major Cape Town blaze

The appearance of a 22 Squadron Oryx helicopter slinging a Bambi bucket this week signalled the re-entry of the SA Air Force...

Oryx upgrade to be completed in 2016

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The long-delayed upgrade of the Denel Aviation Oryx avionics and navigation system will only be completed in early 2016, four years later...

Air Force doing its bit for border protection and counter-piracy

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The resource-stressed SA Air Force (SAAF) is still, to paraphrase Deputy Chief Major General Jerry Malinga, undertaking and completing the tasks assigned...

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