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THE SAAF MUSEUM FLY DAY - THE BEST WAY TO SPEND A MORNINING

KITPLANES FOR AFRICA - BUILD FOR THE BUSH

A VISIT TO THE SAA AIRWAYS MUSEUM SOCIETY AT RAND AIRPORT

A BRIEF HISTORY OF CHARLES CANDLER AND THE LEWIS GUN

MIDWEEK UPDATES 28 FEBRUARY 2024






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Annual Reports)
The SAAF Museum Fly Day - The best way to spend a mornining



The Pretoria branch of the SAAF Museum is based at AFB Swartkop, now Air Force Mobile Deployment Wing AFB. There are two other branches, one in Cape Town at AFB Ysterplaat, and the Port Elizabeth branch based at the airport. All of.........
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Kitplanes for Africa - Build for the Bush



Founded in 1993, Kitplanes for Africa (KFA) (SACAA part 148 manufacturing approval no: M715) commenced production of the Bushbaby aircraft, which quickly gained recognition as a reliable Bushplane in the Microlight and Light................
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A visit to the SAA Airways Museum Society at Rand Airport



I sadly always drove past the museum and looked and sometimes photographed the aircraft from the distance, this was when I was on my way to a EAA 322 meeting at the auditorium. I never stopped to see what the Museum was all.............
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A brief history of Charles Candler and the Lewis Gun



The Lewis gun has the distinction of being the first machine gun fired from an aeroplane when on 7 June 1912, Captain Charles Chandler of the US Army fired a prototype Lewis gun from the foot-bar of a Wright Model B Flyer...................
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Midweek Updates 28 February 2024



Slow progress is being recorded with the long-delayed A-Darter air-to-air missile being manufactured by Denel Dynamics for the SA Air Force (SAAF), with delivery of trainer and operational missiles scheduled for later this year.............
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