Sipho Mabena
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21 Aug 2020
4:53 am

SACAA mum on value of landing systems’ calibration contract

Sipho Mabena

The civil aviation authority lost its Flight Inspections Unit Cessna Citation aircraft when it crashed after take-off in Mossel Bay near George, Western Cape, in January.

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The SA Civil Aviation Authority has remained mum on the value of the Instrument Landing Systems’ calibration contract, saying this would be in breach of the non-disclosure clause signed with the service provider. “If we disclose the service fee agreement, the South African Civil Aviation (SACAA) will be breaching the contract it signed with the service provider, which prohibits disclosure of this and other information,” spokesperson, Kabelo Ledwaba said today. A Service Level Agreement was concluded with the South African company in April 2020 but the European-based calibration aircraft and crew, currently in quarantine, only landed in the country on...