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Military land in the Western Cape could be rezoned for low-cost...

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Several military bases in the Western Cape could potentially be closed if they are rezoned for affordable housing. This includes Air Force Base Ysterplaat...

The Warsaw Airlift, a triumph of South African bravery

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The overall participation of the South African Air Force (SAAF) in the Second World War contributed greatly to the Allies' successes. Nearly 50 000...

Former SAAF Chief Denis Earp dies

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A former chief of the SA Air Force (SAAF), retired lieutenant general Denis Earp, died in 1 Military Hospital on Sunday night hours after...

SAAF A109 Light Utility Helicopter crashes

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) has lost an A109 Light Utility Helicopter in a crash in Pretoria that injured both crewmembers on board. The...

SAAF suppliers face prosecution for collusive conduct

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The Competition Commission wants the Competition Tribunal to investigate two SA Air Force (SAAF) suppliers for possible cartel conduct. The suppliers in question are, according...

SA sends relief donations to Malawi

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The South African Government continues to help and respond to the urgent needs of its neighbouring countries following the humanitarian disaster left by Cyclone...

Portfolio Committee acknowledges SAAF humanitarian aid post-Idai

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The deployment of SA Air Force (SAAF) assets to assist with humanitarian relief in flood-ravaged Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries has been noted...

Tyre burst touchdown for the Deputy President

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What can politely be termed “an eventful touchdown” was reportedly experienced by Deputy President David Mabuza “compliments” of 21 Squadron, the SA Air Force...

Flying hours down for SAAF in latest budget

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) has had its flying hours cut from 25 000 in the 2018/19 financial year to 17 200 the following year,...

SAAF Prestige Day 2019

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...