Aircrafts in the South African Airforce

Aircrafts in the South African Airforce

The South African Airforce (SAAF) uses a list of aircraft for different duties. Each of the aircraft used by the airforce has its own unique role. Here is a list of aircraft and their roles;

  • Super Lynx 300 – Anti-Submarine Warfare
  • Rooivalk – Attack/Strike
  • C-47TP Turbo Dakota – Light Transport
  • 208 Caravan – Light Transport
  • C 212 Aviocar – Light Transport
  • PC-12 – Light Transport
  • C-130B/BZ Hercules – Medium Transport
  • Gripen C – Multi-fighter Role
  • Gripen D – Multi-fighter Role
  • Seeker 400 – Reconnaissance/Utility
  • Hawk Mk 120 – Training
  • PC-7 Mk II (Astra) – Training
  • B200 Super King Air – Transport
  • A109 LUH – Utility
  • BK 117 – Utility
  • Oryx – Utility
  • Boeing 737-7ED (BBJ) – VIP Transport
  • 550/1 Citation II – VIP Transport
  • Falcon 50 – VIP Transport
  • Falcon 900B – VIP Transport