Central Flying School SAAF

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Central Flying School
Harvard 7699 a.jpg
A North American Harvard, the school's previously used aircraft.
Active 1932 - Present
Country South Africa
Branch South African Air Force
Role ab initio flight training school.
Size 20 Instructors, 50 Students per annum
Current Base AFB Langebaanweg, Langebaan
Motto Facta Nostra Vivent (Our Deeds Shall Live)[1][2]
Anniversaries First formed: 1932 (at Zwartkop Air Station)[3]
Current Aircraft Pilatus PC-7 MkII[4]
Aircraft flown
Bomber

Previously Flown

Trainer

Previously Flown[5]


The Central Flying School is a flight school of the South African Air Force. It is an ab initio flight training school.[6] The unit was formed as the central point of flying training after closure of all Air Force flying schools in South Africa. The unit operates a fleet of 55 aircraft and qualifies approximately 50 students and 20 instructors per annum.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Central Flying School, www.saairforce.co.za, Retrieved 2013-10-07
  2. ^ Vision and Mission, www.af.mil.za, Retrieved 2013-10-07
  3. ^ Central Flying School, www.saairforce.co.za, Retrieved 2013-10-07
  4. ^ Central Flying School, www.saairforce.co.za, Retrieved 2013-10-07
  5. ^ Central Flying School , www.saairforce.co.za, Retrieved 2013-10-07
  6. ^ History, www.af.mil.za, Retrieved 2013-10-07