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

103 Squadron

About this Squadron

Established as 103 Air Commando on 24 September 1963 at Potchefstroom Airfield. The unit was staffed by volunteer aircrew flying civilian aircraft.

With effect from 1st October 1968 control of  103 Commando Squadron passed from the SA Army to the S.A.A.F.. The squadron came under total control of Tactical Group. Transferred to Light Aircraft Command, S.A.A.F. in 1970.

103 Squadron was transferred from AFB Potchefstroom to AFB Swartkop in 1992.

In terms of S.A.A.F. HQ "Plan 90" 103 Commando Squadrons was disbanded on 31st March 1993. Suitable members were transferred to 106 and 111 Commando Squadrons. 



Other Squadrons based at N/A:
1 Squadron, 10 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, 88 Maritime Operational Training School, 89 Combat Flying School

Other Disbanded Squadrons:
1 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, 88 Maritime Operational Training School, 89 Combat Flying School