SAAF 75 Airshow Program

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SAAF 75 Airshow Program

As part of the celebrations to commemorate the SAAF’s 75th year of existence, a military airshow and aerospace expo were held at FAWK from 4 to 7 October 1995 (4 and 5 trade days; 6 and 7 public days). It was this show that indicated that there was a need for a combined military and civilian exhibition and that paved the way for the eventual merger of the Aviation Africa and Dexsa exhibitions.

Exhibitors included Aerospatiale; Aerosud (Super Mirage F1); Aerotek, the CSIR; ATE; CASA; Dassault Aviation; Denel (Atlas Aviation, Eloptro, Kentron, LIW, PMP); Eurocopter Southern Africa; Execujet; Reutech; Rolls-Royce; and the Smirnoff aerobatic team.

Air forces/military aircraft included Australia (Orion); Canada (Boeing CC-137); France (Mirage 2000B, Transall); Malaysia (Hercules); Portugal (Hercules); Russia [An-124 and Il-76 (Aeroflot), Mig-29, Su-30/35]; South Africa [DC-4 (previously 44 Squadron); Mirage F1CZ (previously 3 Squadron); 1 Squadron (Mirage F1AZ); 2 Squadron (Cheetah D); 17 Squadron (Oryx); 21 Squadron (Falcon 50, Mercurius); 28 Squadron (Hercules); 35 Squadron (King Air); 41 Squadron (Grand Caravan); 44 Squadron (C-47TP); 60 Squadron (Boeing 707); 86 Multi Engine Flying School (CN235M); Central Flying School (Astra); Museum (Mirage IIICZ, Shackleton); Silver Falcons (Impala)]; Spain (CN235); Swaziland (Arava); United Kingdom [BAe Hawk 100 (demo aircraft), Hawks (Red Arrows aerobatic team), Nimrod, Sentry]; and the United States [USAF F-16; C-141 and
KC-10A (AMC); USAFE F-15; USN (Orion)].

Source: http://www.aviationpics.co.za/

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