COLONEL ROBIN OLDS, A LEGEND IN HIS OWN TIME
From the time he started flying P-38s during WWII, he knew he had a lifetime of combat flying ahead. He missed combat in the Korean War, but made up for lost time during his tours in Vietnam as a command pilot.Retired as a Brigadier General.
Precision landing with Rudder and Elevators shot away = SAAF Hero!
Now there are pilots with skills and then there are a cut above, this pilot is a cut above. On 1 May 1986, a South African Air Force Dakota while on a flight to Ondangwa at about 8000 ft was hit wi…
The beautiful Spitfire - in COLOUR!!!
The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was used by the Royal Air Force and many other Alliedcountries during and after
Aermacchi MB326 KC / Impala MK2
Page 3 of 3 - Aermacchi MB326 KC / Impala MK2 - posted in Thirdwire: Strike Fighters 1 Series - Mods/Skinning Discussion: Hey Starfighter2, those two photos are of Imp MK 2's from 5 squadron when they were based in Durban in the 80's, used to watch them flying around almost every day, the good old days
Flying Cheetahs: SAAF P51 Mustangs in Korea
Flying Cheetahs: SAAF P51 Mustangs in Korea The Mustang and the SAAF did not meet for the first time in Korea. Early models of this British initiated, American built fighter, served with 5 Squadron in North Africa and Italy during the Second World War.The SAAf used the Mustang from 24 September 1944 when P-51B/C Mustang Is replaced Kittyhawks in 5 Sqn during the Italian campaign. P-51K Mustang IVa's, plus a few P-51D Mustang IV's were introduced later and 5 Sqn used the type extensively…
Aérospatiale Super Frelon
The Aérospatiale SA 321 Super Frelon, (Super Frelon - Super Hornet) is a three-engined heavy transport helicopter produced by Aérospatiale of France. The helicopter is still in use in China where the locally produced version is known as the Z-8. 1 Development 2 Operational history 2.1 People's Republic of China 2.2 France 2.3 Iraq 2.4 Israel 2.5 Libya 2.6 South Africa 2.7 Syria 3 Variants 4 Operators 4.1 Military Operator 4.2 Former Operators 5 In popular culture 6 Specifications (Naval…
The Friends of the South African Air Force Museum Restoration Projects - Sabre 372 | South African Aviation Foundation Museum
This page is dedicated to the volunteers and serving personell who restored the SAAF Canadair Cl-13B Sabre, no.372. The Sabre Project 372 team: Jon Durant (team leader) Barrie Pieterse Robbie Grant…
Awesome tanks and jets of the Border War
These are some of the war machines used in the conflict between the South African Defence Force and Angola, Cuba, and Umkhonto we Sizwe.
Mustang South Africa 1 by Claveworks on DeviantArt
The North American P-51 Mustang was designed for the RAF early in WW2. It entered combat service in 1942 and proved to be good at low altitude but lacki... Mustang South Africa 1