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South African Air Force

1942 to present    




Maritime helicopter squadron to provide aircraft, air and ground crew for operation aboard South African Navy vessels

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YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1964/nowAFB YsterplaatFAYP


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YearsModels
2007/nowSuid-Afrikaanse Vloot Super Lynx mk64
1998/nowTP-1 Oryx
1991/97sa330 puma
1978/06alouette iii
1963/90wasp

Construction Numbers (Not all in unit) Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
1859 sa316b 118: SAAF. wfu
1861 sa316b 120:
001 oryx 1200: SAAF 1st prototype
01 oryx 1201: SAAF
02 oryx 1202: SAAF
03 oryx 1203: SAAF
04 oryx 1204: SAAF
05 oryx 1205: SAAF; 1995 19Sqn.
06 oryx 1206: SAAF
07 oryx 1207: SAAF; 1995 19Sqn.; Dec96 19Sqn.
08 oryx 1208: SAAF
09 oryx 1209: SAAF
1016 sa330c 121: SAAF. ex F-WMHB. w/o 14aug84
10 oryx 1210: SAAF; 1995 19Sqn.; Dec96 19Sqn.
11 oryx 1211: SAAF TP-1 Oryx; 17 sqn
12 oryx 1212: SAAF; 1995 19Sqn.; Dec96 19Sqn.
13 oryx 1213: SAAF
14 oryx 1214: SAAF; Dec96 19Sqn.
15 oryx 1215: SAAF; Dec96 19Sqn.
16 oryx 1216: SAAF; Dec96 19Sqn.
17 oryx 1217: SAAF
18 oryx 1218: SAAF; 1995 19Sqn.
19 oryx 1219: SAAF; Dec96 19Sqn.
1022 sa330c 122: SAAF. ex F-WMHK. w/o
20 oryx 1220: SAAF; 1995 19Sqn.
21 oryx 1221: SAAF; 1995 19Sqn.; Dec96 19Sqn.
22 oryx 1222: SAAF; 1995 19Sqn.
23 oryx 1223: SAAF
24 oryx 1224: SAAF
25 oryx 1225: SAAF
26 oryx 1226: SAAF; 1995 19Sqn.
27 oryx 1227: SAAF; 1995 19Sqn.
28 oryx 1228: SAAF; Dec96 19Sqn.
29 oryx 1229: SAAF
1030 sa330c 123:
123: Preserved SAAF Museum Port Elizabeth by 2008
30 oryx 1230: SAAF
31 oryx 1231: SAAF
32 oryx 1232: SAAF
33 oryx 1233: SAAF
34 oryx 1234: SAAF
35 oryx 1235: SAAF
36 oryx 1236: SAAF
1236: 22 Sqn at AFB Ysterplaat; w/o 10dec17 hit wires put up recently and not ma+
37 oryx 1237: SAAF
38 oryx 1238: SAAF Antarctic type; nov10 visit Buenos Aires, Argentina on SAS Drakensber+
39 oryx 1239: SAAF
1033 sa330c 124: SAAF. to Museum Swartkop
40 oryx 1240: SAAF
41 oryx 1241: SAAF
42 oryx 1242: SAAF
43 oryx 1243: SAAF; 1995 15Sqn.
44 oryx 1244: SAAF; 1995 15Sqn.
45 oryx 1245: SAAF
46 oryx 1246: SAAF
47 oryx 1247: SAAF
48 oryx 1248: SAAF 15 sqd. w/o 21nov07
49 oryx 1249: SAAF 22 sqd. w/o 01jul04
1045 sa330c 125:
1479 puma 1250: SAAF. ex 177. to Oryx type?
1053 sa330c 126: SAAF. preserved Edenvale
126: Preserved static display in the grounds of the Memorable Order of Tin Hat+
1058 sa330c 127:
1064 sa330c 128:
1070 sa330c 129: SAAF. to Museum Swartkop
1076 sa330c 130: SAAF. to Museum Swartkop
1077 sa330c 131:
1083 sa330c 132: SAAF; 1970s pictured with 31 Sqn at Hoedspruit
1089 sa330c 133: SAAF. preserved Pretoria Zoo
1090 sa330c 134:
1097 sa330c 135:
1104 sa330c 136:
1105 sa330c 137: SAAF. to ZU-BRK
1110 sa330c 138: Preserved as a scuba diving wreck in Miracle Waters near Brits, North West+
1118 sa330l 139: SAAF. to civ as ZS-RKD
- ?: Not much help, but this aircraft was seen passing through Muscat, Oman on 04Feb05
1119 sa330c 140: SAAF. to to Cameroon as TJX-CR
Cameroon Air Force TJ-XCR: Cameroon from 1997
- ZU-AZJ: South Africa, to Cameroon
1290 sa330h 141:
1296 sa330h 142:
1300 sa330h 143: SAAF; 1995 15Sqn.
143: SAAF; conv SA.330L; wfu 1997
1310 sa330h 144: SAAF; to UK as ZJ954
Royal Air Force ZJ954: 2007 33 Sqn.
Royal Air Force ZJ954: RAF Puma HC.1;10sep06 33 Sqn special c/s Tag der Heeresflieger
Eurocopter Romania ZJ954: Eurocopter Romania 2009
Royal Air Force ZJ954: RAF Puma HC.2 Apr13
Royal Air Force ZJ954: 09apr14 flying over Derby at about 900 ft
Royal Air Force ZJ954: Jul14 asg 230Sqn at HB2014, Ovar airbase, Portugal
1320 sa330h 145:
1331 sa330h 146: SAAF; 1995 15Sqn.
146: SAAF. to civ ZU-CBK
1340 sa330h 147:
1363 sa330h 148: to UK as ZJ955
Royal Air Force ZJ955: ex SAAF 148. conv Puma HC1. RAF 1563 Flight
Royal Air Force ZJ955: 18nov09 at RAF Benson asg 230 Sqd
Royal Air Force ZJ955: 11jul14 HC.2 type pictured (pic1) as /P black painted at RIAT 2014
Royal Air Force ZJ955: 26aug14 pictured (pic2) at Newquay
Royal Air Force ZJ955: 1st Puma HC.2 to reach 1000 flying hours.
1359 sa330h 149: SAAF. sold?
1365 sa330h 151: SAAF; 1995 to Romania
1373 sa330h 152:
152: SAAF; 1995 15Sqn.
1379 sa330h 153:
1389 sa330h 154:
1396 sa330h 155: SAAF. w/o
1397 sa330h 156:
1405 sa330h 157: SAAF; 1995 15Sqn.
- ZU-PUM: to Thunder City by 2008
1413 sa330h 158: SAAF w/o 02aug80
1421 sa330h 159: SAAF; 1994 to Romania
1430 sa330h 160: SAAF; 1995 15Sqn.
1431 sa330l 161: SAAF; 1995 to Romania
1439 sa330l 162: SAAF; 1995 to Romania
romanian air force 108: Romania Gov, ex SAAF 162
1446 sa330l 163: SAAF; w/o 08feb82
1445 sa330l 164: SAAF; w/o 04sep79
164: Shot down by ground fire during Operation Uric over Mozambique killing all+
1461 sa330l 165: SAAF; 1995 to Romania
romanian air force 107: Romanian airforce; ex SAAF 165
1462 sa330h 166: SAAF; 1995 15Sqn.
166: sold 1997
1467 sa330l 167: SAAF; wfu 1997
- ZU-CPK: ntu
- -: This Puma stands at Lazy River restaurant on Dinokeng game Reserve approx 30 km north of Pretoria as...
1456 sa330l 168: SAAF; w/o 05jan82
1474 sa330h 169: SAAF; to UK as ZJ957
Royal Air Force ZJ957: RAF d/d 08jan08, ex SAAF 169; conv Puma HC.1; to 1563 flight
Royal Air Force ZJ957: 2014 conv to HC.2 type
Royal Air Force ZJ957: Jul14 asg 230Sqn at HB2014, Ovar airbase, Portugal
Royal Air Force ZJ957: 06oct16 33 Sq pictured at RAF Northolt during Nightshoot XXI
Royal Air Force ZJ957: 33Sq B Flt, to Kenya Sep 2009
1485 sa330l 170: SAAF; wfu 1997
1348 sa330h 171:
1374 sa330h 172: SAAF; 1995 15Sqn.
172: to UK as ZJ956
Royal Air Force ZJ956: conv Puma HC1. RAF 1563 Flight, ex SAAF 172
Royal Air Force ZJ956: Conv to Puma HC.2
Royal Air Force ZJ956: 11Jun17 pictured at RAF Cosford Air Show
1420 sa330h 173: to UK as ZJ958
Royal Air Force ZJ958: ex SAAF 173. spares?
1433 sa330l 174: SAAF; w/o 29sep81
174: 29sep81 crashed at Oshakati during a brown out, 6 people on board were kil+
1468 sa330l 175: SAAF
175: Preserved at SAAF Museum Swartkop by 2008
1473 sa330h 176: SAAF; 2003 hull at Lanseria (HLA/FALA)
1480 sa330l 178: SAAF; wfu 1998
1486 sa330l 179: SAAF; 1994 to Romania
Romanian Police 109: Romanian Police, ex SAAF 179
1491 sa330l 180: SAAF; 1994 to Romania
1492 sa330l 181: SAAF; 1994 to Romania
1357 sa330h 182: SAAF; 1995 15Sqn.
1364 sa330l 183: SAAF; 1997 to Starlite
Starlite Helicopters -: Starlite; status unk
1378 sa330h 184: to UK a ZJ959
Royal Air Force ZJ959: ex SAAF 184. spares?
1416 sa330h 185:
1423 sa330h 186:
1425 sa330h 187:
1426 sa330h 188:
- -: Sold to Romania
1466 sa330j 1977 189: SAAF 1990; ex ZS-HNK; XTP-1 Beta prototype; wfu 1997
- N49497: to XB-BWF;
- XB-BWF: to N3263W
- N3263W: 1982-1984; to ZS-HNK
- ZS-HNK: Sep84; 1990 to 189
1561 sa330j 190: SAAF 1990; ex ZS-HNJ; XTP-1 Beta prototype; wfu 1997; 2012 to SAAF museum
- N9003L: 1978-1984; to ZS-HNJ
- ZS-HNJ: Sep84; ex N9003L; 1990 to 190
458 mk64 191: South African Navy d/d 2007; uk ZK115
South African Navy 191: South African Navy d/d 2007; uk ZK115
459 mk64 192: South African Navy d/d 2007; uk ZK116
South African Navy 192: South African Navy d/d 2007; uk ZK116
460 mk64 193: South African Navy d/d 2007; uk ZK117
South African Navy 193: South African Navy d/d 2007; uk ZK117
461 mk64 194: South African Navy d/d 2007; uk ZK118
South African Navy 194: South African Navy d/d 2007; uk ZK118
1395 sa316b 23: SAAF, w/o 21mar75
1403 sa316b 24: SAAF, w/o 23jun80
1410 sa316b 25: SAAF, w/o 15sep87
1459 sa316b 25: SAAF, to Swaziland
Military of Swaziland SDF-003: swaziland, ex SAAF 25
1478 alouette iii 29: SAAF 29
29: Preserved at SAAF Museum by 2008
1049 alouette iii 51: SAAF 51
51: Preserved SAAF Museum by 2008
1629 sa316b 611: SALM/SAAF
611: Preserved SAAF Museum satellite Ysterplaat by 2008
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:
- ZS-RNV: 12oct16 seen at Graand Central in service, painted Silver
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
622: Training Aid at SAAF 68 Air School by 2008
- 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
632: Preserved SAAF Museum Port Elizabeth by 2008
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; xfer Mozambique, unk; wfu & abandoned, unk
Air Force of Zimbabwe 5736: recovered by Rhodesian AF as 7536, Jun79.
1357 sa316b 641: SAAF. ex 9283
Portuguese Air Force 9283: del FAP as 9283, unk; xfer Mozambique, unk; wfu & abandoned, unk;
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 Mozambique, unk; wfu & abandoned, unk
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; xfer Mozambique, unk; wfu & abandoned, unk
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; xfer Mozambique, unk; wfu & abandoned, unk
Air Force of Zimbabwe 7456: recovered by Rhodesian AF as 7456, Jun79
1136 sa316b 645: xfer SAAF as 645, unk
Portuguese Air Force 9263: del FAP as 9263, unk; xfer Mozambique, unk; wfu & abandoned, unk
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 as 646
1533 se3160 647: xfer SAAF as 647, unk
Portuguese Air Force 9294: Sud-Est SE3160, cn1533, ff:?; del FAP as 9294, unk; xfer Mozambique, unk; wfu & abandoned, unk.
Air Force of Zimbabwe 7451: recovered by Rhodesian AF as 7451, Jun79
1492 alouette iii 1968 72: SAAF 72
72: Training Aid at SAAF 68 Air School by 2008
f.9550 wasp 1963 81: w/o 16 Jun 1964.
f.9551 wasp 1963 82: Preserved, SAAF Museum at AFB Swartkop.
f.9552 wasp 1963 83: w/o 25 Nov 1971 near Luanda.
f.9553 wasp 1963 84: w/o 18 Feb 1982, sank while operating from SAS President Kruger.
f.9554 wasp 1963 85: to SAAF 22 Flight
85: Preserved. To SAAF Museum Durban
85: loaned to Navy Museum, Simonstown by 2008
f.9555 wasp 1963 86: w/o 25 Sep 1964.
86: My father a Flight Sargent at the time was the Flight Engineer onboard thi+
f.9753 wasp 1973 91: wfu Mar 1992 ?
- -: approx 1996 shipped to New Zealand by Aeromotive (Hamilton Airport) with Wasp 92. Pictured at Pacifi...
f.9754 wasp 1973 92: To SAAF as 92. To G-BYCX 9 Nov 1998, seen at Wroughton (painted as 92), fl+
- G-BYCX: approx 1996 shipped to New Zealand. I removed it from the container and rebuilt it up to ground runn...
- G-BYCX: 21jun17 at North Weald, Essex, UK to fly again
f.9755 wasp 1973 93: Preserved SAAF Museum satellite, AFB Ysterplaat by 2008
f.9756 wasp 1973 94: w/o 5 Dec 1979, off Cape Point.
1370 sa316b ?: xfer SAAF?, fate unk
Portuguese Air Force 9286: del FAP as 9286, unk; asgd Mozambique, unk; wfu & abandoned, unk
Air Force of Zimbabwe 7454: recovered by Rhodesian AF as 7454, 07Jun79
1611 sa330j 1980 ZS-HIZ: SAAF 22Sqn. from Mar90 to wfu 1997 stored Ysterplaat, to new owner
Starlite Helicopters ZS-HIZ: Starlite d/d 1980 unk; 1990 to SAAF
- VN-8606: from Oct02 to 2003 ex ZS-HIZ toward SX-HSA
Starlite Helicopters ZS-HIZ: Starlite; from 1999 to Oct02 ex SAAF toward VN-8606
- SX-HSA: from 2004 to 2006 ex VN-8606 toward ZS-HIZ
- ZS-HIZ: from 2006 HELOG; Sep06 all white c/s with UN marks
1619 sa330j 1980 ZS-HJA: SAAF 22Sqn. from Mar90 to wfu 1997 stored Ysterplaat, to new owner Starlit+
- ZS-HJA: d/d 1980 to unk; 1990 to SAAF
Starlite Helicopters ZS-HJA: Starlite from Aug99
182 C/N found in this Organisation.


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