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By Neil McCartney

Chief Photographer and Multimedia Journalist


IN PICTURES: The SA Air Force Prestige Parade

The South African Air Force held a Prestige Parade day at Swartkop Air Force base, 1 February 2024. This parade coincided with the annual Air Force Day celebration.


The South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
The South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
The Silver Falcons during the South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
The Silver Falcons during the South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
A Rooivalk attack helicopter during the South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
A Rooivalk attack helicopter during the South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
Air Force staff watch the South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
Air Force staff watch the South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
Four Hawks do a flyby during the South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
Four Hawks do a flyby during the South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
Chief of the Air Force, Lietenant General Wiseman Mbambo speaks to media during the South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
Chief of the Air Force, Lieutenant General Wiseman Mbambo speaks to media during the South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
The South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
The South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
A Hawk flyby during the South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
A Hawk flyby during the South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
A Falcon 50 and a Boeing 737 during the South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
A Falcon 50 and a Boeing 737 during the South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
Various Air Force helicopters during the South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
Various Air Force helicopters during the South African Air Force Prestige parade held at Air Force Base Swartkop, 1 February 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen

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