South African Air Force

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The South African Air Force, past and present.

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20 awesome colorized photos of the WWII

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Wide blue wonder

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Military Aircraft Photos in South Africa Page 2

Photos of Military Aircraft in Southern Africa, de Havilland, Denel, Dornier, Douglas DC4, English Electric, Embraer, Gloster, Hawker, Hawker Siddeley. Hunting Percival

A World War II-vintage C-47 versus a modern anti-aircraft missile

The South African Air Force Forum (a private forum not related to the SAAF itself) has published a very interesting thread about a SAAF C-47 transport of World War II vintage that was struck by a Soviet-made SA-7 missile in 1986. Here's an after-action picture of the damage. The author relates: In 1986, a Dakota while on a flight to Ondangwa at about 8000ft was hit with a SA-7 missile. The explosion ripped off most of his tail. To add additional pressure, the Dakota was full of military VIP…