Aerospatiale Alouette III
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south africa Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag


South African Air Force





Del'd: 119 - 1962 to 2006






Alouette III was purchased ahead of the Bell 206 Jet Ranger as Government believed US would have imposed sanctions and made spares difficult to obtain.

The first small batch of Alouette III arrived at AFB Waterkloof on 9 Feb 1962.


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Units


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
1978/0622 squadron AFB Ysterplaat
1969/0617 squadron AFB Swartkop
1968/9916 squadron AFB Bloemspruit
AFB Durban
AFB Ysterplaat

Platform


Classes
AO Hecla class



List of Aircraft

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C/NModBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

1859 sa316b     118: SAAF. wfu
1861 sa316b     120:
1395 se3160     23: SAAF, w/o 21mar75
1403 se3160     24: SAAF, w/o 23jun80
1410 se3160     25: SAAF, w/o 15sep87
1459 se3160     25: SAAF, to Swaziland
Military of Swaziland SDF-003: swaziland, ex SAAF 25
1478     29: SAAF 29
1049     51: SAAF 51
1056 se3160     58: w/o 06jan78
1629 sa316b     611: SALM/SAAF
1727 sa316b     612: SALM/SAAF
1737 sa316b     613: SALM/SAAF
1755 sa316b     614: SALM/SAAF
1807 sa316b     615: SALM/SAAF
1703 sa316b     616: SALM/SAAF
1746 sa316b 1970     617: SAAF, to ZS-RNV
- N9363: Canc Mar75

- ZS-RNV:

12oct16 seen at Graand Central in service, painted Silv+
1625 sa316b     618: SALM/SAAF
1866 sa316b     619: SALM/SAAF
1636 sa316b     620: SALM/SAAF
1681 sa316b     621: SALM/SAAF
1711 sa316b     622: SALM/SAAF
- N6823: N6823 (ntu ?)
1680 sa316b     623: SALM/SAAF
1868 sa316b     624: SALM/SAAF
1782 sa316b     625: SALM/SAAF
2263 sa316b     626: SALM/SAAF
2264 sa316b     627:
2230 sa316b     628: SALM/SAAF
2235 sa316b     629: SALM/SAAF
2282 sa316b     630: SALM/SAAF
2284 sa316b     631: SALM/SAAF
2287 sa316b     632: SALM/SAAF
2293 sa316b     633: SALM/SAAF
2300 sa316b     634: SALM/SAAF
2305 sa316b     635: SALM/SAAF
2311 sa316b     636: SALM/SAAF
2316 sa316b     637: SALM/SAAF
2320 sa316b     638: SALM/SAAF
2325 sa316b     639: SALM/SAAF
1137 se3160 1964     640: xfer SAAF as 640, unk
Portuguese Air Force 9264: Sud-Est SE3160, cn1137, ff:?; del FAP as 9264, unk; xfe+

Air Force of Zimbabwe 5736: recovered by Rhodesian AF as 7536, Jun79.
1357 se3160     641: SAAF. ex 9283
Portuguese Air Force 9283: del FAP as 9283, unk; xfer Mozambique, unk; wfu & aband+

Air Force of Zimbabwe 5742: recovered by RhAF as 5742, 07Jun79
1250 se3160 1964     642: xfer SAAF as 642, unk
Portuguese Air Force 9271: Sud-Est SE3160 cn1250, ff:?; del FAP as 9271, unk; xfer+

Air Force of Zimbabwe 7358: recovered by Rhodesian AF as 7358, Jun79
1384 se3160     643: xfer SAAF as 643, unk
Portuguese Air Force 9287: Sud-Est SE3160, cn1384, ff:?; del FAP as 9287, unk; xfe+

Air Force of Zimbabwe 7455: recovered by Rhodesian AF as 7455, Jun79
1385 se3160     644: xfer SAAF as 644, unk
Portuguese Air Force 9288: Sud-Est SE3160, cn1385, ff:?; del FAP as 9288, unk; xfe+

Air Force of Zimbabwe 7456: recovered by Rhodesian AF as 7456, Jun79
1136 se3160     645: xfer SAAF as 645, unk
Portuguese Air Force 9263: del FAP as 9263, unk; xfer Mozambique, unk; wfu & aband+

Air Force of Zimbabwe 7535: recovered by RhAF as 7535, Jun79;
1368 se3160 1966     646: SAAF; ex AFZ (7)543
Portuguese Air Force 9284: FAP; to Rhodesia as (7)543

Air Force of Zimbabwe (7)543: AFZ (formerly known as Rhodesia); ex FAP 9284; to SAAF+
1492 1968     72: SAAF 72
1370 se3160     ?: xfer SAAF?, fate unk
Portuguese Air Force 9286: del FAP as 9286, unk; asgd Mozambique, unk; wfu & aband+

Air Force of Zimbabwe 7454: recovered by Rhodesian AF as 7454, 07Jun79