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.
Active1932 - Present
CountrySouth Africa
BranchSouth African Air Force
Roleab initio flight training school.
Size20 Instructors, 50 Students per annum
Current BaseAFB Langebaanweg, Langebaan
Motto(s)Facta Nostra Vivent (Our Deeds Shall Live)[1][2]
AnniversariesFirst formed: 1932 (at Zwartkop Air Station)[3]
Current AircraftPilatus PC-7 MkII[4]
Aircraft flown
BomberPreviously Flown
TrainerPreviously 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