90th anniversary of the South African air force
By Khanyisa Tabata
29 January 2010
The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Lindiwe Sisulu will join the South African National Defence Force in celebrating the 90th anniversary of the South African Air Force.
Minister’s spokesperson Ndivhuwo Mabaya says more than 80 air force aircrafts would be on display at the Swartkop Airforce base in Pretoria.
“This will include a display of the Gripen jet for the first time. The Minister will join the parade and also inspect the exhibited planes and jets.
“The parade will be preceded by a media briefing by the minister hearself explaining what’s going to be happening throughout the day,” said Ndivhuwo Mabaya.