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

88 Maritime Operational Training School

"Custodes litorum doce" (We teach the guardians of the shores)
About this Squadron

Established as Maritime Operational Training Unit (MOTU) 1st February 1968 at AFB Ysterplaat, later chanigning it's name to 88 Advanced Flying School.

The helicopter capabilities of Maritime command was extended after the establishment of 30 Sqn in early 1981 and a need for maritime training for chopper crew became apparent. 88 AFS was asked to develop a maritime orientation course. In conjunction with 30 Squadron, the School developed the course, which was presented to members of 30 and 15 Squadron's Puma and Frelon crews.

Name later changed to 88 Maritime Operational Training School. In November 1985, 88 MOTS moved to DF Malan Airport. Flying operations of 88 Maritime Operational Flying School was ordered to cease and the unit was disbanded on 31st December 1990.



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, 84 Light Aircraft Flying School, 86 Multi-Engine Flying School, 89 Combat Flying School

Other Disbanded Squadrons:
1 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, 84 Light Aircraft Flying School, 86 Multi-Engine Flying School, 89 Combat Flying School