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No Shackleton ground run this Saturday

It’s been five months since the last Shackleton ground run at Air Force Base (AFB) Ysterplaat and military aviation enthusiasts will not be able...

Shackleton ground runs at AFB Ysterplaat

Saturday, October 28, saw yet another successful ground run of the last SA Air Force (SAAF) Shackleton at the AFB Ysterplaat SAAF...

December Shackleton engine run canned, but not by Air Force headquarters

An important component of South African and specifically Cape Town's military aviation history will be denied to enthusiasts this month but it...

“Unfortunate incident” causes closure of section of SAAF Museum

What SA Air Force (SAAF) Museum boss, Lieutenant Colonel Mike O'Connor, has diplomatically called "an unfortunate incident" has seen the closure of...