The Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition is taking place between 21 to 25 September 2022, and will once again bring together aviation suppliers from across the world to South Africa to exhibit the latest technological innovations in the aviation and defence sectors. AAD IS THE LARGEST GATHERING of theRead More →

Guy Leitch, September 2022 – THIS MONTHS’ LONG DELAYED African Aerospace and Defence Expo (AAD) is a welcome shot in the arm for the South African aviation industry. AAD walks the tricky line of combining both the civilian and military sectors. This year there is a special emphasis on GA.Read More →

Obituary- South Africa has lost one of its greatest pilots. General Des Barker had an extraordinarily successful career in the SAAF. He followed that up by becoming the world expert on air show crashes. He wrote the standard text, Zero Error Margin, and his recently released major reference work “AnatomyRead More →

The de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito is a British twin-engined, shoulder-winged multirole combat aircraft, introduced during the Second World War. Unusual in that its frame was constructed mostly of wood, it was nicknamed the “Wooden Wonder”, or “Mossie”.  In 1941, it was one of the fastest operational aircraft in the world.Read More →

Admired by many and hated by a few, any beauty queen will turn heads, and for pilots especially so when they pose next to a piece of military hardware, in these two cases a Mirage of the South African Air Force. Anneline Kriel (born 28 July 1955) is a South AfricanRead More →