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The Aérospatiale Alouette III (Lark) is a single-engine, light utility helicopter developed by French aircraft company Sud Aviation.
The Aérospatiale (formerly Sud Aviation) SA 321 Super Frelon ("Super Hornet") is a three-engined heavy transport helicopter produced by aerospace manufacturer Sud Aviation (later Aérospatiale) of France.
The Aérospatiale SA 330 Puma is a four-bladed, twin-engined medium transport/utility helicopter.
An abseil, also called a rappel after its French name, is a controlled descent off a vertical drop, such as a rock face, using a rope.
Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent.
An antelope is a member of a number of even-toed ungulate species indigenous to various regions in Africa and Eurasia.
The Atlas Aircraft Corporation of South Africa (also known as Atlas Aviation) was established in 1965 to manufacture a number of sophisticated military aircraft and avionics equipment for the South African Air Force, as well as for export.
The Alpha XH-1 was a prototype attack helicopter built by Atlas Aviation (now Denel) of South Africa, which used it as a concept demonstrator for the then-planned Rooivalk project.
The Atlas XTP-1 Beta was an Aerospatiale SA.330 Puma converted by Atlas Aircraft Corporation as testbed for testing and evaluation of the Rooivalk's dynamic systems.
Denel Aviation is the aircraft maintenance division of the state-owned Denel corporation of South Africa.
The Denel Rooivalk (previously designated AH-2 and CSH-2) is an attack helicopter manufactured by Denel Aviation of South Africa.
The Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism was a department of the government of South Africa from 1994 to 2009.
An electronic flight instrument system (EFIS) is a flight deck instrument display system that displays flight data electronically rather than electromechanically.
Electronic warfare (EW) is any action involving the use of the electromagnetic spectrum or directed energy to control the spectrum, attack of an enemy, or impede enemy assaults via the spectrum.
The Airbus Helicopters H215 (formerly Eurocopter AS332 Super Puma) is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium-size utility helicopter developed and marketed originally by Aérospatiale, later by Eurocopter and currently by Airbus Helicopters.
A flare or decoy flare is an aerial infrared countermeasure used by a plane or helicopter to counter an infrared homing ("heat-seeking") surface-to-air missile or air-to-air missile.
The FN MAG is a Belgian 7.62 mm general-purpose machine gun, designed in the early 1950s at Fabrique Nationale (FN) by Ernest Vervier.
A glass cockpit is an aircraft cockpit that features electronic (digital) flight instrument displays, typically large LCD screens, rather than the traditional style of analog dials and gauges.
A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.
This is a list of attack aircraft.
This is a list of rotorcraft, including helicopters, autogyros, rotor kites and convertiplanes.
Oryx is a genus consisting of four large antelope species called oryxes.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
The South African Air Force (SAAF) is the air force of South Africa, with headquarters in Pretoria.
The South African Border War, also known as the Namibian War of Independence, and sometimes denoted in South Africa as the Angolan Bush War, was a largely asymmetric conflict that occurred in Namibia (then South West Africa), Zambia, and Angola from 26 August 1966 to 21 March 1990.
The South African National Antarctic Programme (or SANAP) is the South African government's programme for research in the Antarctic and Subantarctic.
The South African Navy (SAN) is the naval warfare branch of the South African National Defence Force.
The Southern Ocean, also known as the Antarctic Ocean or the Austral Ocean, comprises the southernmost waters of the World Ocean, generally taken to be south of 60° S latitude and encircling Antarctica.
Sponsons are projections extending from the sides of land vehicles, aircraft or watercraft, to provide protection, stability, storage locations, mounting points, or equipment housing.
The Turbomeca Makila is a family of French turboshaft engines for helicopter use, first run in 1976 and flown in 1977.
A turboshaft engine is a form of gas turbine that is optimized to produce shaft power rather than jet thrust.
The Vektor SS-77 is a general-purpose machine gun designed and manufactured by Denel Land Systems—formerly Lyttleton Engineering Works (LIW)—of South Africa.
15 Squadron SAAF is a squadron of the South African Air Force.
17 Squadron SAAF is a squadron of the South African Air Force.
19 Squadron SAAF is a current squadron of the South African Air Force operating as a transport/utility helicopter squadron.
22 Squadron is a squadron of the South African Air Force.
87 Helicopter Flying School is a unit of the South African Air Force.