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South Africa Air Force

Total Aircraft: 228

Active Aircraft Inventory (2020)

FIGHTERS
HELICOPTERS
TRANSPORTS
TRAINERS
SPECIAL MISSION
ON-ORDER
114
Total available aircraft assuming a Below Average Readiness Rate of 50%.
160
Total available aircraft assuming an Average Readiness Rate of 70%.
171
Total available aircraft assuming an Above Average Readiness Rate of 75%.
182
Total available aircraft assuming an Excellent Readiness Rate of 80%.


Fighters
Total: 17 (7%)
OUTLOOK
STABLE
17
Gripen C
Multirole




Helicopters
Total: 87 (38%)
OUTLOOK
STABLE
44
Oryx (SA330)
Transport
25
AW109
Utility
12
Rooivalk
Attack
6
BK117
Light Utility




Transports
Total: 29 (13%)
OUTLOOK
STABLE
7
Cessna 208
Utility
6
C-130B
Tactical
4
King Air 200/300
Utility
3
65ARTP (DC-3)
Transport
2
C-212
Utility
2
Citation
VIP
2
Falcon 50
VIP
1
Boeing 737BBJ
VIP
1
Falcon 900
VIP
1
PC-12
Utility




Trainers
Total: 88 (39%)
OUTLOOK
STABLE
56
PC-7 Mk II
Basic Trainer
23
Hawk 120
Advanced Jet Trainer
9
Gripen D
Fighter Trainer




Special
Total: 7 (3%)
OUTLOOK
STABLE
5
65ARTP (DC-3)
Maritime Patrol
1
65ARTP (DC-3)
Electronic Warfare
1
Cessna 208
Electronic Warfare
National Powers (A-to-Z)
48 Countries Tracked; 57 Services Covered; 37,782 Total Aircraft Followed.
Afghanistan (288)
Afghan Air Force (288)
Switzerland (167)
Swiss Air Force (167)
United Arab Emirates (UAE) (327)
United Arab Emirates Air Force (327)