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SAAF improving its maintenance capability

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SA Air Force (SAAF) Chief, Lieutenant General "Zakes" Msimang is confident the VVIP transport squadron will have a better aircraft availability rate...

SAAF flying hours unveiled in Parliament

The Presidential Boeing BBJ Inkwazi logged just under 200 flying hours in the 2016/17 financial year, a reply to a Parliamentary question...

More SAAF VIP flight headaches

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The South African Air Force has reportedly used up its VIP flight budget for the current financial year but has to find...

Is a replacement for 21 Squadron’s Falcon 900B on the way?

The acquisition of a new presidential jet seems to have fallen off the radar but there is a new and, at this...

Little progress on SAAF attempts to revive reserve squadrons

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Earlier this year an Air Force Reserve Force Squadron workshop was held in Thaba Tshwane as part of an overall effort to...

Sad SAAF Museum media briefing another example of poor communication

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The SA Air Force (SAAF) Museum is without doubt the most publicly visible component of the airborne arm of the SA National...

Is Defence intelligence aiming to sabotage South Africa’s good military relations?

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On one hand the Defence Minister is building bridges – the latest being with Pakistan – that will see personnel exchanges and...

Drakensberg C-47TP crash investigation completed and reviewed

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The investigation in the crash that claimed the lives of 11 SA Air Force (SAAF) members and the loss of C47TP (tail...

Is funding for a new VIP aircraft coming from the SDA,...

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Dr Sam Gulube, Secretary for Defence, more than three years ago confirmed acquisition of VVIP aircraft was considered a SCAMP (Strategic Capital...

No word yet on a new site for AFB Durban

The SA Air Force (SAAF) Command Council has known for at least eight years that its only base in KwaZulu-Natal will have...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...