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SAAF helicopters help fight Simons Town fire

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South African Air Force Oryx helicopters helped extinguish a fire that broke out in the Simons Town area on Monday. Provincial Disaster Management (PDM) requested...

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...

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 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...

SA Air Force transports first bulk batch of vaccines to the...

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On Wednesday 17 February the South African Air Force's (SAAF's) sole Pilatus PC-12, from 41 Squadron at Air Force Base Waterkloof, delivered the first...

SAAF again comes to the rescue of seafarers

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) helped rescue two seafarers in two separate incidents on the same day last week during operations off South...

SA Air Force Day goes digital

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Acting Chief of the South African Air Force (SAAF), Major General Mzayifani Innocent Buthelezi, was forced to deliver...

SAAF assists in rescue of six flood victims

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) used an Oryx helicopter to assist in the rescue of six people who had been trapped due to...

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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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