Category Archives: SA Air Force

Details of the South African Air Force Values

Details of the South African Air Force Values CREATING A CULTURE OF AIR POWER EXCELLENCE – SA Air Force new values the vehicle to excellence “The survival of mankind will depend to a large extent on the ability of people who think differently to act together” Geert Hofstede The truth of this fact finds no better application than in… Read More »

Details of the South African Air Force History

Details of the South African Air Force History The First Steps Cecil Compton Paterson’s pupils at Alexanderfontein (1913),  Paterson appears in the inset (top right) Although military aviation was still in its infancy at the time that the Union Defence Force (UDF) was formed, the South African Defence Act (1912) made provision for the establishment of the South African Aviation… Read More »