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    Default SAAF Air Schools.

    No.1 Air School, SAAF

    Location detail (area boundaries as of 2012):
    Baragwanath, Johannesburg South, Gauteng, South Africa

    Summary:
    Previously called No.1 EFTS, Baragwanath
    Pilot elementary flying training
    Assigned to Training Command

    TNA File reference:
    AIR 54/161

    Type, From - To, TNA File, Start, Finish
    ORB, 1/12/1940 - 31/12/1940, AIR54_161_1, Page 83, Page 86
    ORB, 1/1/1941 - 31/12/1941, AIR54_161_1, Page 87, Page 152
    ORB, 1/1/1942 - 31/12/1942, AIR54_161_1, Page 153, Page 219
    ORB, 1/1/1943 - 31/4/1943, AIR54_161_1, Page 220, Page 233

    Orbat:
    Location, From, To
    Baragwanath, 1/11/1940, 31/3/1943

    Aircraft Types
    Tiger Moth
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    No.2 Air School, SAAF

    Location detail (area boundaries as of 2012):
    Randfontein, Gauteng, South Africa

    Summary:
    Previously called No.2 EFTS, Randfontein
    Pilot elementary flying training
    Assigned to Training Command

    TNA File reference:
    AIR 54/161
    AIR 54/162

    Type, From - To, TNA File, Start, Finish
    ORB, 1/11/1940 - 31/12/1940, AIR54_161_2, Page 71, Page 74
    Appendices, 18/11/1940 - 5/11/1940, AIR54_161_2, Page 236, Page 277
    Appendices, 5/11/1940 - 3/12/1940, AIR54_161_3, Page 2, Page 147
    ORB, 1/1/1941 - 30/4/1941, AIR54_161_3, Page 148, Page 159
    ORB, 1/5/1941 - 31/12/1941, AIR54_162_1, Page 4, Page 28
    ORB, 1/1/1942 - 31/12/1942, AIR54_162_1, Page 29, Page 66
    Appendices, 29/1/1942 - 7/12/1942, AIR54_162_1, Page 67, Page 284
    ORB, 1/1/1943 - 31/3/1943, AIR54_162_1, Page 285, Page 293
    Appendices, 1/1/1943 - 6/3/1943, AIR54_162_1, Page 294, Page 318
    Appendices, 6/3/1943 - 15/3/1943, AIR54_162_2, Page 2, Page 44
    Routine Orders, 2/1/1943 - 29/3/1943, AIR54_162_2, Page 45, Page 213
    ORB, 3/2/1944 - 3/2/1944, AIR54_162_2, Page 214, Page 215

    Orbat:
    Location, From, To
    Randfontein, 1/11/1940, 31/3/1943

    Aircraft Types
    Tiger Moth
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    No.3 Air School, SAAF

    Location detail (area boundaries as of 2012):
    Wonderboom, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

    Summary
    Pilot elementary flying training
    Assigned to Training Command

    TNA File reference:
    AIR 54/162
    AIR 54/163

    Type, From - To, TNA File, Start, Finish
    ORB, 1/2/1941 - 31/12/1941, AIR54_162_2, Page 216, Page 266
    ORB, 1/1/1943 - 28/4/1943, AIR54_162_2, Page 267, Page 290
    ORB, 28/4/1943 - 31/4/1943, AIR54_162_3, Page 2, Page 6
    Appendices, 21/4/1943 - 21/4/1943, AIR54_162_3, Page 7, Page 44
    ORB, 1/1/1942 - 31/8/1942, AIR54_162_3, Page 46, Page 82
    ORB, 1/11/1942 - 31/12/1942, AIR54_162_3, Page 83, Page 103
    ORB, 1/9/1942 - 16/9/1942, AIR54_162_3, Page 104, Page 107
    ORB, 16/9/1942 - 31/10/1942, AIR54_163_1, Page 4, Page 26
    Appendices, 22/9/1942 - 5/11/1942, AIR54_163_1, Page 27, Page 32

    Orbat:
    Location, From, To
    Wonderboom, 1/2/1941, 30/4/1943

    Aircraft Types:
    Tiger Moth
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    No.4 Air School, SAAF

    Location detail (area boundaries as of 2012):
    Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa

    Summary
    Pilot elementary flying training
    Assigned to Training Command

    TNA File reference:
    AIR 54/163

    Type, From - To, TNA File, Start, Finish
    ORB, 30/7/1941 - 31/12/1941, AIR54_163_1, Page 33, Page 62
    Appendices, 6/8/1941 - 11/9/1941, AIR54_163_1, Page 63, Page 70
    ORB, 1/1/1942 - 31/12/1942, AIR54_163_1, Page 71, Page 173
    ORB, 1/1/1943 - 30/4/1943, AIR54_163_1, Page 174, Page 196

    Orbat:
    Location, From, To
    Benoni, 30/7/1941, 30/4/1943

    Aircraft Types:
    Tiger Moth
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    No.5 Air School, SAAF

    Location detail (area boundaries as of 2012):
    Witbank, Emalahleni, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Summary
    Pilot elementary flying training
    Assigned to Training Command

    TNA File reference:
    AIR 54/163

    Type, From - To, TNA File, Start, Finish
    ORB, 4/9/1941 - 31/12/1941, AIR54_163_1, Page 197, Page 234
    Appendices, 4/9/1941 - 29/12/1941, AIR54_163_1, Page 235, Page 272
    ORB, 1/1/1942 - 26/5/1942, AIR54_163_1, Page 273, Page 300
    ORB, 27/5/1942 - 31/12/1942, AIR54_163_2, Page 2, Page 33
    Appendices, 3/1/1942 - 22/12/1942, AIR54_163_2, Page 34, Page 138
    ORB, 1/1/1943 - 30/4/1943, AIR54_163_2, Page 139, Page 162
    Appendices, 4/2/1943 - 30/4/1943, AIR54_163_2, Page 163, Page 247

    Orbat:
    Location, From, To
    Witbank, 4/9/1941, 30/4/1943

    Aircraft Types:
    Hornet
    Tiger Moth
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    No.6 Air School, SAAF

    Location detail (area boundaries as of 2012):
    Potchefstroom, North West, South Africa

    Summary
    Pilot elementary flying training
    Assigned to Training Command

    TNA File reference:
    AIR 54/163
    AIR 54/164
    AIR 54/165

    Type, From - To, TNA File, Start, Finish
    ORB, 4/7/1941 - 15/9/1941, AIR54_163_2, Page 248, Page 323
    ORB, 16/9/1941 - 31/12/1941, AIR54_163_3, Page 2, Page 99
    Appendices, 4/7/1941 - 24/11/1941, AIR54_164_1, Page 4, Page 135
    ORB, 1/1/1942 - 31/12/1942, AIR54_164_1, Page 136, Page 240
    Appendices, 20/12/1941 - 4/9/1942, AIR54_164_1, Page 241, Page 436
    Appendices, 11/9/1942 - 17/11/1942, AIR54_164_2, Page 2, Page 158
    ORB, 1/1/1943 - 30/4/1943, AIR54_164_2, Page 159, Page 190
    Appendices, 7/1/1943 - 29/1/1943, AIR54_164_2, Page 191, Page 242
    Appendices, 29/1/1943 - 20/4/1943, AIR54_165_1, Page 4, Page 331
    Appendices, 20/4/1943 - 1/4/1943, AIR54_165_2, Page 2, Page 99

    Orbat:
    Location, From, To
    Potchefstroom, 4/7/1941, 30/4/1943

    Aircraft Types:
    Tiger Moth
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    No.7 Air School, SAAF

    Location detail (area boundaries as of 2012):
    Kroonstad, Free State, South Africa

    Summary
    Pilot elementary flying training
    Assigned to Training Command

    TNA File reference:
    AIR 54/165
    AIR 54/166

    Type, From - To, TNA File, Start, Finish
    ORB, 6/4/1942 - 31/12/1942, AIR54_165_2, Page 100, Page 189
    Appendices, 8/5/1942 - 15/12/1942, AIR54_165_2, Page 190, Page 287
    ORB, 1/1/1943 - 21/4/1942, AIR54_165_2, Page 288, Page 339
    ORB, 21/4/1943 - 30/4/1942, AIR54_165_3, Page 2, Page 5
    Appendices, 5/1/1943 - 9/1/1943, AIR54_165_3, Page 6, Page 45
    Appendices, 11/1/1943 - 30/4/1943, AIR54_166_1, Page 4, Page 249

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    Location, From, To
    Kroonstad, 22/12/1941, 30/4/1943

    Aircraft Types:
    Tiger Moth
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    No.21 Air School, SAAF

    Location detail (area boundaries as of 2012):
    Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa

    Summary
    Pilot service flying training
    Assigned to Training Command
    Formerley No.1 SFTS

    TNA File reference:
    AIR 54/166
    AIR 54/167

    Type, From - To, TNA File, Start, Finish
    ORB and Appendices, 25/11/1940 - 31/12/1940, AIR54_166_2, Page 128, Page 161
    ORB, 1/1/1941 - 31/12/1941, AIR54_166_2, Page 162, Page 253
    Appendices, 31/1/1941 - 28/5/1941, AIR54_166_2, Page 254, Page 335
    ORB, 1/1/1942 - 31/7/1942, AIR54_166_2, Page 336, Page 355
    ORB, 1/8/1942 - 31/12/1942, AIR54_167_1, Page 4, Page 22
    Appendices, 5/3/1942 - 7/12/1942, AIR54_167_1, Page 23, Page 345
    Appendices, 7/12/1942 - 31/12/1942, AIR54_167_2, Page 2, Page 101
    ORB, 1/1/1943 - 31/3/1943, AIR54_167_2, Page 102, Page 108

    Orbat:
    Location, From, To
    Kimberley, 25/11/1940, 31/3/1943

    Aircraft Types:
    Hind
    Hart
    Oxford
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    No.22 Air School, SAAF

    Location detail (area boundaries as of 2012):
    Vereeniging, Gauteng, South Africa

    Summary
    Pilot service flying training
    Assigned to Training Command
    Formerley No.2 SFTS

    TNA File reference:
    AIR 54/169
    AIR 54/170

    Type, From - To, TNA File, Start, Finish
    ORB and Appendices, 8/11/1940 - 31/12/1940, AIR54_169_2, Page 14, Page 137
    ORB, 1/1/1941 - 31/12/1941, AIR54_169_2, Page 138, Page 194
    ORB, 1/1/1942 - 31/12/1942, AIR54_169_2, Page 195, Page 236
    Nominal Roll, 31/1/1942 - 31/1/1942, AIR54_169_2, Page 237, Page 313
    Nominal Roll, 31/3/1942 - 26/12/1942, AIR54_170_1, Page 4, Page 321
    ORB, 1/1/1943 - 17/4/1943, AIR54_170_1, Page 322, Page 333
    ORB, 1/1/1943 - 30/4/1943, AIR54_170_1, Page 334, Page 406

    Orbat:
    Location, From, To
    Vereeniging, 8/11/1940, 17/4/1943

    Aircraft Types:
    Hind
    Hart
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    No.23 Air School, SAAF

    Location detail (area boundaries as of 2012):
    Zwartkop, Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
    Waterkloof, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

    Summary
    Pilot service flying training
    Assigned to Training Command
    Formerley No.3 SFTS

    TNA File reference:
    AIR 54/169
    Type, From - To, TNA File, Start, Finish
    ORB and Appendices, 8/11/1940 - 31/12/1940, AIR54_169_1, Page 15, Page 30
    ORB, 1/1/1941 - 31/1/1941, AIR54_169_1, Page 31, Page 33
    ORB, 1/4/1941 - 31/12/1941, AIR54_169_1, Page 34, Page 121
    ORB, 1/1/1942 - 31/12/1942, AIR54_169_1, Page 122, Page 270
    ORB, 1/1/1943 - 1/5/1943, AIR54_169_1, Page 271, Page 314

    Orbat:
    Location, From, To
    Zwartkop, 8/11/1940, 31/1/1941
    Waterkloof, 17/4/1941, 1/5/1943

    Aircraft Types:
    Hind
    Hart
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