South African Air Force

 
Military's R500-million plane contract — for no planes
Military's R500-million plane contract — for no planes
The department of defence might have to pay hundreds of millions of rands to a company that won a controversial VVIP air travel contract seven...
SA defence in ‘critical decline’
SA defence in ‘critical decline’
In 2000, Cyclone Eline devastated Mozambique and killed 700 people. South Africa scrambled and got six helicopters into flooded areas within days,...
Charges against two Guptagate accused dropped
Charges against two Guptagate accused dropped
All charges against Lieutenant Colonel Stephan van Zyl and Lieutenant Colonel Christine Anderson have been withdrawn, the South African National...
Lindiwe Sisulu's fancy flights pure indulgence
Lindiwe Sisulu's fancy flights pure indulgence
The South African Air Force splurged up to R68 000 an hour to fly the former minister of defence and military veterans, Lindiwe Sisulu,...
DA calls for Defence Minister to explain extra aircraft use
DA calls for Defence Minister to explain extra aircraft use
Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Lindiwe Sisulu must take full responsibility for the use of two back-up aircraft that shadowed President Jacob Zuma's jet to the United States, the...
Shadow plane followed Zuma to the US
Shadow plane followed Zuma to the US
The South African Air Force has admitted that a plane that shadowed President Jacob Zuma on his recent visit to the US did so all the way to New...
Denel to probe Cheetah in-flight incident
Denel to probe Cheetah in-flight incident
One of 12 former South African Air Force (SAAF) fighter aircraft, sold to Ecuador for more than R550-million, has been quarantined following an...
At least 30 die in KwaZulu-Natal bus crash
At least 30 die in KwaZulu-Natal bus crash
At least 30 people are believed to have died when their bus left the road and went over a cliff into a river near Cedarville in KwaZulu-Natal on...
Air force grounds fleet after plane crash
Air force grounds fleet after plane crash
The South African Air Force (SAAF) has grounded its fleet of Pilatus Astra PC-7 MkII aircraft following the death of a pilot in a plane crash on...
Search continues for missing aircraft
Search continues for missing aircraft
Rescue services are still searching for the Cessna 210 light aircraft that went missing on Wednesday, said South African Search and Rescue...
Police officer dies in Free State helicopter crash
Police officer dies in Free State helicopter crash
A police officer was killed and eight others seriously injured in a South African Air Force helicopter crash in the Free State on Wednesday, the...
Durban police work to ensure a safe festive season
Durban police work to ensure a safe festive season
Helicopters, horse patrols, closed-circuit television and police reservists have been roped in to boost security in Durban during the festive...

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