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Role: Disbanded
Status: Disbanded
Based at: N/A
Aircraft:

89 Combat Flying School

"Exercitati delendo" (We train to kill)
About this Squadron

Established on 1 July 1986 from the Mirage Flight of 85 Combat Flying School at AFB Pietersburg, the role of the unit was to train aircrew on Mirage type aircraft, with a secondary air defence role. The first Cheetah D2 was delivered on 26 July 1986 and continued to provide the Cheetah Operational Conversion Course, Strike Navigator Course and Special Weapons Operator Course.

From 6th November 1992, 89 Combat Flying School started merging with 2 Squadron to become Training Flight, 2 Squadron. The Cheetah D aircraft, operated by 89 Combat Flying School was also transferred from AFB Pietersburg to 2 Squadron on 6th November 1992. Flying operations was conducted under command of 2 Squadron as from that date .

89 Combat Flying School was disbanded on 29th November 1992. All personnel were to be transferred to AFB Louis Trichardt by 31st December 1992 and in January 1993 the remaining equipment of the unit was moved to AFB Louis Trichardt to be absorbed into 2 Squadron. The complete transition was ordered to be completed by 28th February 1993.



Other Squadrons based at N/A:
1 Squadron, 10 Squadron, 103 Squadron, 109 Squadron, 11 Squadron, 112 Commando Squadron / 1 SWA Squadron, 114 Commando Squadron, 12 Squadron, 120 Squadron, 24 Squadron, 25 Squadron, 26 Squadron, 27 Squadron, 3 Squadron, 30 Squadron, 31 Squadron, 4 Squadron, 40 Squadron, 42 Squadron, 5 Squadron, 6 Squadron, 7 Squadron, 8 Squadron, 86 Multi-Engine Flying School, 88 Maritime Operational Training School

Other Disbanded Squadrons:
1 Squadron, 10 Squadron, 103 Squadron, 109 Squadron, 11 Squadron, 112 Commando Squadron / 1 SWA Squadron, 114 Commando Squadron, 12 Squadron, 120 Squadron, 24 Squadron, 25 Squadron, 26 Squadron, 27 Squadron, 3 Squadron, 30 Squadron, 31 Squadron, 4 Air Servicing Unit, 4 Squadron, 40 Squadron, 42 Squadron, 5 Squadron, 6 Squadron, 7 Air Servicing Unit, 7 Squadron, 8 Squadron, 86 Multi-Engine Flying School, 88 Maritime Operational Training School