• USAF lands at Waterkloof [AAD141]

    US Air Forces Europe and US Air Forces Africa, in co-ordination with the US Embassy Pretoria, and at the invitation of the government of South Africa, are mounting a strong presence here at the show. On display are a Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules and a US Army

  • A jolt out of the blue [AAD141]

    Keeping valuables safe in transit requires innovative thinking, and the same goes for subduing aggressive prisoners or detainees. Durban-based Imperial Armour (Hangar 4, Stand B14) seems to have the answer to both: it has just launched its shock bag and belt, as well as a passive riot belt.

  • Manufactured in Germany [AAD141]

    German company Aerodata AG (Hangar 3, Stand C26B) is a leading provider of highly specialised and complex systems for air traffic control organisations, aircraft manufacturers, operators of special missions aircraft and helicopters, as well as manufacturers of avionics systems and equipment. The

  • Rewards extended to South Africa [AAD141]

    From next month Air BP’s fuel customers in South Africa can benefit from the company’s Sterling Reward Visa loyalty programme, which was launched just under a year ago and has been rolled out in the US and a number of European countries. Under the scheme, Air BP Sterling Reward

  • Expanding activities in Africa [AAD141]

    According to figure from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), African aviation supports almost seven million jobs, with most in the industry’s supply chain and in air transport’s role in tourism. It is no wonder then that Transworld Aerosystems (Hangar 2, Stand CP10) saw the need to open an office in South Africa.

  • Lighting the way [AAD141]

    ADB Airfield Solutions (Hangar 1, Stand D4) is a recognised leader with a worldwide presence in airfield ground lighting solutions in the ICAO and FAA markets, providing advanced, integrated and sustainable solutions for visual guidance. More than 2,000 airports in 150 countries have chosen ADB as

  • Integrate technology to simulate [AAD141]

    It surely is a no-brainer that simulator training is more cost-effective and safer than actual operational training. Meso Systems, a part of the Meso Group (Hangar 1, Stand B18) is exhibiting its various simulation solutions here at the show. Of particular interest are the company’s parachute

  • Stitch in modern times [AAD141]

    Making tents for the most discerning international customers is not as straight-forward as one might imagine. Three decades as a supplier to numerous United Nations bodies and non-governmental organisations led Canvas & Tent (Hangar 3, Stand A8) to further improve its manufacturing processes.

  • Take a soft shot [AAD141]

    Rippel Effect (Hangar 4, Stand B5) has a well-established reputation abroad for its innovative handheld XRGL-40 extended range grenade launcher. Lately this South African company qualified it to fire low- and mediumvelocity and less-lethal rounds from the same weapon without any mechanical

  • Hitting the target [AAD141]

    Precision sniper rifles are only as good as their scopes. Based in Vienna, Austria, Kahles manufactures robust rifle scopes and binoculars that allow precise targeting and monitoring. Whether it is for fast targeting or specialised long-distance shooting, Kahles has scopes to meet all requirements.

  • Sponsorship salute [AAD141]

    This year’s African Aerospace & Defence show is being sponsored by Barloworld Power, OTT Technologies and Reutech, proof of the growing diversity and expertise in this vital sector of the South African economy. Barloworld Power As well as sponsoring AAD 2014, Barloworld Power Rental, the

  • Watching over Africa’s skies [AAD141]

    Czech Republic-based company ERA, a pioneer in multilateration and next-generation surveillance solutions, is presenting its systems here at the show as part of the Czech delegation on Stand B20 in Hangar 5. The company is already well known in Africa for its flight tracking systems for air traffic

  • AHRLAC arrives! [AAD141]

    Paramount Group’s AHRLAC (advanced high-performance reconnaissance light aircraft) is making its public debut at AAD, following the start of flight trials last month. It is the first military aircraft to be fully designed and developed in Africa. AHRLAC has been designed and built to answer a

  • Africa Aerospace & Defence 2014

    17 to 19 September 2014, AAD 2014, Air Force Base Waterkloof, City of Tshwane, Centurion, South Africa Welcome to the IHS Jane's AAD 2014 show site. The Africa Aerospace and Defence 2014 exposition runs for three days from 17 to 19 September 2014 at Air Force Base Waterkloof, in the city of

  • Africa Aerospace & Defence: Exhibition News

    IHS Jane’s is delighted to announce that it has been appointed once again to produce the Official Africa Aerospace and Defence Show Daily. Thousands of copies will be distributed around the show and the organisers of AAD 2014 will receive hundreds of copies of the Show Daily so that VIPs and

  • Africa Aerospace and Defence 2014: Exhibitors list

    Here is the list of exhibitors at Africa Aerospace and Defence 2014: COMPANY COUNTRY Hangar 8 South Africa RSA Paramount International Marketing RSA SA Mooney RSA CDC Aviation RSA National Airways Corporation RSA Absolute Aviation RSA Safomar Holdings RSA Execujet RSA Interjet Maintenance