South African Air Force Reviews

Updated Sep 17, 2022

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  1. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Helicopter pilot

    Sep 17, 2022 - Army Aviator/Helicopter Pilot in Pretoria, Gauteng
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    Pros

    Exposed to Diverse flying. Liveable salary. Get to see a lot of different places.

    Cons

    Away from home a lot.

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  2. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

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    May 1, 2022 - Helicopter Pilot in Pretoria, Gauteng
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    Pros

    It offers relative Job Security

    Cons

    There is no progression. Stagnation

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  3. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Good place if you need the money.

    Feb 28, 2022 - Engineer 
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    Pros

    All-inclusive remuneration package (medical, pension, accommodation, work clothes etc.) Working with military aircraft. Prioritises training and development e.g. will often pay for tertiary studies.

    Cons

    Power and political forces heavily influence organisational priorities. Can be an abusive employer at times (relocated at will, personally insulted etc). You can easily feel like just a number. Work and admin systems are not very efficient and modern/ digitalised.

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  4. 3.0
    Current Contractor, more than 8 years

    Decent

    Oct 28, 2021 - Technologist in Durban
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    Pros

    Good opportunities for growth and development Ability to study further

    Cons

    Aging technology and equipment, that can be improved

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Love the job and the people I'm working with

    Aug 2, 2021 - Military Working Dog Handler in Pretoria, Gauteng
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    Pros

    I have a lot of benefits like transport to work and pension when I retire and my housing is almost for free

    Cons

    You can't be area bound. Thus you see your family less

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Aviation excellence

    Jul 25, 2021 - Junior Human Resources Manager in Cape Town
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    Pros

    Great service benefits. Some good people.

    Cons

    Bad management Average salary Racial tention. Long hours

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  7. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Saaf

    Jun 8, 2021 - Pilot in Cape Town
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    Pros

    High degree of training and experience with older systems, better physical handling of machinery instead of managing automated systems.

    Cons

    Old outdated aircraft and equipment.

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Sales manager

    Jan 15, 2021 - Avionics Technician in Langebaan
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Fantastic opportunities for growth and development

    Cons

    Salary scales should be ammended

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  9. 5.0
    Former Contractor, more than 10 years

    Presenting courses

    Aug 23, 2020 - Facilitator in Lyttelton
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    Pros

    More opportunity to find to achieve goals. You can utilise state funds to further your education and have ample time to study.

    Cons

    If you have don't know your rights, some superiors will oppress you and try to hinder your progress and success.

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  10. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    SALARY NOT WORTHY

    Jan 7, 2020 - Senior Avionics Technician in Waterkloof, Gauteng
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    Pros

    Travel around the country and continent

    Cons

    Long hours of work and overtime work not paid. People determining your career

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