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South African man's dream of flight comes true

South African man’s dream of flight comes true

Vusimuzi Mbatha wanted to fly in a helicopter so badly, he built himself a craft out of scrap metal and recycled material. His story impressed Bidvest Protea Coin to help make his dream a reality. The company gave him a personalised flight uniform and took him for a flip.
Denel guns for R44bn in contracts

Jobless South African man builds helicopter

Vusimuzi Mbatha saw a police helicopter during a strike on the platinum belt in North West. It inspired him and he dreamt of flying his own aircraft one day. The dream was so strong, that he built himself a helicopter out of spare parts and scrap metal.
President Zuma's new Cabinet

Condolences for helicopter crash victims

President Jacob Zuma has expressed his sincere condolences to the families of the five soldiers who died in a helicopter crash at the Kruger National Park on the weekend.
Denel guns for R44bn in contracts

Africa helicopter service hub for SA

South African defence manufacturer Denel and Russian Helicopters, a leading international helicopter manufacturer, have signed an agreement to create a helicopter servicing hub for sub-Saharan Africa.

Air Force goes hi-tech in flight training

The first full-motion helicopter flight simulator to arrive in Africa will be used by pilots of the South African Air Force as part of their training programme.
Rooivalk gets its wings

Fly the Flag campaign launched

With less than 40 days to go to the kickoff of the 2010 Fifa World Cup, both individuals and companies are being urged to take up the national "Fly the Flag" challenge – to buy, distribute and fly the South African flag.
Brand South Africa appoints CEO

Aerospace industry gets wings

New facility for aircraft engines

Turbomeca Africa, a joint venture between SA arms manufacturer Denel and French group Turbomeca, has opened a new manufacturing and maintenance facility adjacent to Johannesburg International Airoport.

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