South African Air Force Atlas/Denel Cheetah.S African built upgraded version of Dassault Mirage III.No829 at Louis Trichart, 1999. Cheetah 15.5m long.Span 8.2m.Height 4.5m. Powered by single Snecma Atar 9K50c-11.

South African built upgraded version of Dassault Mirage III. Span Height Powered by single Snecma Atar

On 1 May 1986, a South African Air Force Dakota while on a flight to Ondangwa at about 8000 ft was hit with a soviet SAM-7 shoulder fired surface to air missile. The explosion ripped off most of the Dakota’s tail. To add additional pressure to the crew, the Dakota was full of military VIP passengers including the Chief of the Army.

Now there are pilots with skills and then there are a cut above, this pilot is a cut above. On 1 May a South African Air Force Dakota while on a flight to Ondangwa at about 8000 ft was hit wi…

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