Archive for September, 2018

New survey aircraft enters SA market

Austrian aviation group Diamond Aircraft introduced its DA62 MPP special mission aircraft to the South African market at Africa Aerospace and Defence 2018. Built on a modern airframe this fixed-wing remote sensing platform is well suited to geo-survey and reconnaissance applications. Its nose and main belly tray are both designed to carry survey equipment (100 […]

Localised production facilities for natural ester dielectric fluid in South Africa

The use of natural ester dielectric fluid instead of mineral oil in power transformers offers many advantages and the announcement that a local factory is to be set up to produce this fluid is a very important development in South Africa’s energy sector. Wilec, a division of Actom, currently imports natural ester dielectric fluid for […]