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“Your success will be determined by how well you can overcome hardship”, that was the Forbes quote, that tied in seamlessly with the Chief >>View here


Maj Gen Mbulelo Octavia Mcetywa assumed command of Air Command as Chief Air Staff Operations, (GOC Air Comd) on >>View here

Lt Col Leeson achieves 1000 flying hours on Hawk Mk120

Lieutenant Colonel Leeson, Officer Commanding 85 Combat Flying School, celebrated his one thousand (1000) flying hours in the Hawk Mk 120 fighter aircraft  >>View here

AFB Durban Welcomes Spring Day

“Hello Spring!” warm greetings to the new season, a season of bright colours, fresh buds and a time when earth comes alive. Spring  >>View here

Chief of Air Staff Operations Welcomes Learners to AAD 2016

The Chief of Air Staff Operations, Maj Gen Wiseman Mbambo, urged learners who attended the Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition held at Air Force Base Waterkloof >>View here

The SAAF’s Oryx helicopter gets life extension

The South African Air Force (SAAF) has received 39 newly modified Oryx Medium Transport Helicopter from Chief of Defence Matériel, Mr Mthobisi Zondi during the symbolic hand-over ceremony >>View here

African Aerospace and Defence Exhibition 2016 gets underway at Air Force Base Waterkloof

The thunderous sounds of Gripen fighter aircraft, the world renowned Silver Falcons and flag past by the Agusta A109 helicopter signaled the opening of the much anticipated African Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition 2016 >>View here

SAAF HQ Unit celebrates persons with disabilities

The South African Air Force Headquarters (SAAF HQ) Unit and other Directorates celebrated Casual Day on 02 September 2016 at SAAF HQ Sports Ground. The event was meant to promote awareness regarding persons with disabilities and as a fundraising campaign >>View here

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