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The South African Air Force inventory is led primarily by modern designs though a few classic products are apparent.

There are a total of [ 16 ] Active South African Air Force Aircraft (2023) entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. Return to the Modern Aircraft Index.
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1
Picture of the Airbus Military (CASA) C-212 Aviocar
National Flag Graphic
1974
Airbus Military (CASA) C-212 Aviocar
Medium-class Multirole Utility Transport Aircraft
2
Picture of the BAe Hawk
National Flag Graphic
1976
BAe Hawk
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
3
Picture of the Beechcraft King Air
National Flag Graphic
1964
Beechcraft King Air
Multirole Transport Aircraft
4
Picture of the Beechcraft Super King Air
National Flag Graphic
1972
Beechcraft Super King Air
Twin-Engine Utility Aircraft
5
Picture of the Boeing 737 (Series)
National Flag Graphic
1968
Boeing 737 (Series)
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
6
Picture of the Cessna 208 (Caravan)
National Flag Graphic
1984
Cessna 208 (Caravan)
Light Single-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Utility Aircraft
7
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 50
National Flag Graphic
1979
Dassault Falcon 50
VIP and Government Transport / Maritime Surveillance
8
Picture of the Denel (Atlas) Oryx
National Flag Graphic
1987
Denel (Atlas) Oryx
Medium-Lift Utility Transport Helicopter
9
Picture of the Denel AH-2 Rooivalk (Kestrel)
National Flag Graphic
2011
Denel AH-2 Rooivalk (Kestrel)
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
10
Picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Medium Transport Aircraft
11
Picture of the Leonardo AW109
National Flag Graphic
1976
Leonardo AW109
Multirole Military / Utility Helicopter
12
Picture of the Leonardo AW159 (Lynx / Super Lynx)
National Flag Graphic
1978
Leonardo AW159 (Lynx / Super Lynx)
Multimission / Multirole Military Helicopter
13
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1956
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
14
Picture of the Pilatus PC-12
National Flag Graphic
1994
Pilatus PC-12
Turboprop-powered Passenger / Light Utility Aircraft
15
Picture of the Pilatus PC-7
National Flag Graphic
1978
Pilatus PC-7
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
16
Picture of the Saab JAS 39 Gripen (Griffin)
National Flag Graphic
1997
Saab JAS 39 Gripen (Griffin)
Lightweight 4th Generation Multi-role Fighter Aircraft

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