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Silver Falcons take a pause

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The South African Air Force’s Silver Falcons aerobatic display team is taking a break from all air shows and events primarily due to the...

Coronavirus puts SAAF HQ temporarily out of service

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The Chief of the South African Air Force (SAAF), Lieutenant General Fabian Msimang, has temporarily withdrawn SAAF headquarters in Dequar Road, Pretoria, from service...

Salvage work underway on Hercules C-130BZ 403

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SA Air Force (SAAF) technical personnel are stripping usable components from C-130BZ (tail number 403) next to the runway at Goma Airport in Democratic...

44 Squadron working with what’s available

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As with other South African Air Force (SAAF) units, 44 Squadron is faced with what is euphemistically termed “challenges” and in its particular case...

Large PPE donation for SAAF

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JSE-listed Bidvest Group has, via a donation of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the SA Air Force (SAAF), shown its commitment to assisting the...

SAAF Herc still languishing outside at Goma

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Hercules C-130BZ (registration 403) is currently a coronavirus victim and has not been moved from where it unceremoniously stopped after a runway excursion in...

Two more Gripen pilots for the SAAF

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) is getting two more pilots for its Gripen fighters, including the first South African-born Indian Gripen pilot. On 4...

SAAF Oryx rescues another seafarer off KZN coast

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A South African Air Force (SAAF) Oryx helicopter from Durban’s 15 Squadron has medically evacuated a sick passenger off a ship along the Durban...

SAAF C-130 Hercules suffers collapsed nosewheel

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One of the South African Air Force’s C-130 Hercules transport aircraft has suffered from a nosewheel collapse, but damage appears to be limited. The incident...

SA Air Force and Navy support COVID-19 lockdown efforts

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) and the SA Navy (SAN) are playing a vital role in assisting the efforts to combat and contain...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...