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SAAF helos part of Table Mountain firefighting efforts

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The SA Air Force’s (SAAF’s) Western Cape-based 22 Squadron, with pair of Oryx medium-transport rotorcraft, contributed in no small measure, alongside other disaster management...

SAAF helps fight Table Mountain fire

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) provided Oryx helicopters to help fight the Table Mountain fire that began on Sunday 18 April. The fire...

Port Elizabeth gate guards down

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The SA Air Force (SAAF) Museum as the guardian of South Africa’s military aviation history is aware of the sorry state of both gate...

South African Air Force Capability Demonstration

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This video showcases the capabilities of the SA Air Force (SAAF) in the early '10s. Courtesy of the SAAF, this video features the Oryx medium...

15 Squadron in Drakensberg rescue

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A 60-year-old hiker with head injuries was rescued from a precarious site in the Drakensberg thanks to the efforts of the provincial nature conservation...

Bay’s Hill to host Barker, Iyer memorial

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The memorial service of the late Major General (ret) Desmond Barker and Colonel (ret) Rama lyer following a fatal Patchen Explorer aircraft crash earlier...

SAAF looks back on de Bod’s Boputhatswana and SA Air Force...

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As part of remembering its heritage, the South African Air Force has shone a spotlight on the contributions of retired Brigadier General Ettienne de...

New SAAF Corporate Services boss plans to “rekindle” media relations

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The new man in the cockpit of corporate services for the SA Air Force (SAAF) plans to “rekindle relations and create a win-win environment...

SAAF A109 involved in rescue of injured paraglider

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A South African Air Force (SAAF) A109 Light Utility Helicopter was used to rescue an injured paraglider in the Eastern Cape last week. On the...

Wingtip damaged as SAAF aircraft grazes building

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A South African Air Force (SAAF) light transport aircraft damaged its wingtip whilst taxiing at Virginia Airport near Durban this past Saturday, 6 March. The...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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