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AAD postponement means no SAAF centenary airshow

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South Africa will not be treated to an exhibition of SA Air Force (SAAF) capabilities and platforms this year as a highlight of its...

SAAF Mozambique rescue mission remembered

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In the year the SA Air Force (SAAF) marks its centenary, commemorative events have by and large been canned due to the impact of...

UN offers one symbolic dollar for Rooivalk expertise

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The days of the South African composite helicopter unit (CHU) as a major contributor to MONUSCO’s Force Intervention Brigade (FIB) in the Democratic Republic...

Oryx proving its worth in Mozambique

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The rotary-winged workhorse of the SA Air Force (SAAF) – the Oryx medium transport - is again proving its worth in flood-ravaged Mozambique. Since the...

Air Force personnel nabbed for fraud

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What appears to have been a fairly lucrative, but illegal, pipeline tapping into the SA Air Force’s (SAAF’s) leave and subsistence and travel (S&T)...

No rush to move AFB Durban as dig-out port delayed

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Portnet delaying plans for a dig-out port on what was previously a major international airport and currently still home to a single SA Air...

SAAF pilot numbers boosted by 17

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The SA Air Force (SAAF) has 17 newly minted pilots in its ranks, along with 10 new navigators and flight engineers. They were presented with...

Inkwazi flying again

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had to wait 10 months before he could make use of the South African Air Force's presidential aircraft for...

21 Squadron apparently didn’t transport VVIPs in 2017/18

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The latest Department of Defence (DoD) annual report has it the SA Air Force (SAAF) logged 496.3 hours flying government VVIPs and...

SAAF can only put two C-130s into the air at any...

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Ever-increasing demands coupled to diminishing resources are putting what was once called "The Pride of the Nation" into an unenviable situation. According to...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...