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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...

SAAF Museum Patchen Explorer in fatal crash

A Patchen Explorer belonging to the South African Air Force (SAAF) Museum crashed near Air Force Base Swartkop this morning, killing two senior retired...

New gallery: SAAF Museum flying day 2013

The South African Air Force Museum at Air Force Base Zwartkop held its monthly flying training day on October 5 and also celebrated...

One of a kind aircraft flies again

Thousands of hours of labour were earlier this month rewarded when the world's only Patchen Explorer took off from AFB Swartkop. The aircraft...