South African Air Force C-130B/Z
South African Air Force C-130B/Z Tail # 404, when it was only 12 years old, now it has celebrated 50 years and is apparently not flying at the moment due to a damaged nose wheel during a landing. At Air Africa Jo'burg 1975. The South African Air Force is operating five of its nine Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules transport aircraft, as the others are either being serviced or are awaiting inspections. from SA Defence Web. Old slide scan
. . . Desenvolvido e fabricado na África do Sul, pela empresa Atlas, o Chetaah é uma versão do Mirage III construída na África do Sul mas com a colaboração ativa de Israel. O Chetaah, mostra claramente a influência que tiveram os israelitas, com a adaptação ao avião sul africano dos conceitos que tinham sido aplicados no desenvolvimento dos caças Kfir-C2, eles mesmos, desenvolvimentos dos Mirage III. O desenvolvimento do Cheetah foi levado a cabo pela então Atlas, que mais tarde passou a…
Aviation Photo #1173122: Atlas Cheetah D - South Africa - Air Force
Cheetah D from 2 Squadron taxiing back to the flight line, with a Hawk just landed in the background. All together 10 Cheetahs took off from AFB Waterkloof today for a formation fly-past. Aircraft in colours of South African flag. - Photo taken at Pretoria - Waterkloof (FAWK) in South Africa on February 1, 2007.
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