RSAF Day Parade 2018

On the morning of 1 September, the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF)’s 50th Anniversary celebrations culminated in a grand RSAF Day Golden Jubilee Parade, held at Tengah Air Base. With the theme “Honouring the Past, Celebrating the Present and Inspiring the Future”, the parade featured contingents from the various commands, a 10-vehicle mobile column, […]

RSAF50@Heartlands – Jurong East

Jurong East was the final location for the RSAF50@Heartlands exhibition, held at the open field next to the Jurong East MRT station on 26-27 May. With ample space for a large demonstration area, the V-200 RBS-70 GBAD, Hermes 450 UAV and I-HAWK GBAD M-192 Launcher were the final static displays shown. As the crowd descended […]

Droning Safely in Singapore

In the last few years, recreational and commercial drone flying has picked up at an exponential rate, thanks to the economies of scale of drone technology development. Recreational droning has especially grown, and in space-constrained Singapore, this is of particular concern as this may pose a risk to both aviation and public safety. In this […]

RSAF50@Heartlands – Bedok

The penultimate RSAF50@Heartlands exhibition was held at the Bedok Town Square pavilion from 12-13 May, before its final stop at Jurong East on 26-27 May. Bedok was also the third of the new estates in which the Heartlands exhibtion debuted at, along with Sembawang and Punggol. While the pavilion was spacious enough for the exhibits, […]

RSAF50@Heartlands – Punggol

On April 14-15, the RSAF50@Heartlands exhibition made its third stop at the northeastern estate of Punggol, which was also a debut estate for the series. The exhibition was held at the Punggol Town Square pavilion, located at the rear of Waterway Point. Due to the limited space of the service road, only the SPYDER, V-200 […]

RSAF50@Heartlands – Sembawang

The RSAF50@Heartlands exhibition made its appearance at Sembawang for the first time on the weekend of 31 March and 1 April, the second estate for this series. Conveniently located at the hardcourt next to Sembawang MRT station, it featured the similar static display platforms, but with some changes in the exhibition displays, namely the Seahawk […]

RSAF50@Heartlands – Toa Payoh

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) held the RSAF50@Heartlands celebrations at its first stop at Toa Payoh’s HDB Hub Atrium on the weekend of 10-11 March. Bringing a scaled down version of the RSAF50 Pavilion from the Singapore Airshow 2018, the event was launched by the Minister for Defence, Dr Ng Eng Hen, accompanied […]

Launch of RSAF50 Celebrations at Singapore Airshow 2018

On 7 February, President Halimah Yacob officially launched the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) 50th Anniversary celebrations at the Singapore Airshow at Changi Exhibition Centre. At the launch ceremony, President Halimah unveiled the specially designed RSAF50-themed F-15SG. A flight of three F-15SGs overflew the stage as smoke and pyrotechnics accompanied the dropping of the […]