Aviation Photo #1581354: De Havilland DH-115 Vampire T55 - South Africa - Air Force
Great to see the Vampire back in the sky! [Canon 350D] - Photo taken at Swartkop (FASK) in South Africa on September 12, 2009.
Rooivalk attack helo makes combat debut in DRC
The Denel Rooivalk attack helicopter made its combat debut on 4 November, while conducting armed overwatch and close air support flights of UN personnel in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), South African media has reported. Two South African Air Force (SAAF) Rooivalks fired multiple 70 mm rocket salvos against M23 rebel bunkers close to the Rwandan border, while operating on behalf of the UN Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) and its Force Intervention Brigade (FIB), according to African…