All-Time Aircraft Used List
Ciskei Defence Force

Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Out of Service Origin
Beech Super King Air 300 1 19?? 1994 USA
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander 4 1980 1994 UK/Romania
Cessna 152L 2 1986 1994 USA
MBB Bo 105CBS 1 1981 1994 W. Germany
MBB BK117A-1 3 1983 1994 W. Germany
Rockwell S-2R Thrush Commander 2 1985 1994 Israel
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub 1 1985 1994 ?
Short Skyvan 3 2 1981 1994 UK


Country Profile

The Country


Details to be added.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Ciskei History

Further National Information

wikipedia: Ciskei
wikipedia: History of Ciskei


Text to be added on the development of aviation in Ciskei.


Civil Aircraft Registrations

Ciskei seems to have been allocated the prefix S4-xxx for civil aircraft, but in practice the South African registration sequence ZS-AAA to ZS-ZZZ was always used.

All-time Ciskei – civil aircraft register (S4-aaa).
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Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Defence Aviation (Ciskei Defence Force – Air Wing) [1981-1994]

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation – VIP transport was provided by the CDF.

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation – no EMS/Rescue helicopter service
Police Aviation (Ciskei Police) – no aviation unit

Commercial Aviation

Ciskei International Airways

Private Aviation

To be added


Aircraft Manufacturers


Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.


Civil Airports & Airfields

To be added

Military Air Bases & Airfields

Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

On Show

Aviation Museums


Airshow Dates

Key Airshow Dates

More Information

Aviation-Related Magazines

None known.

Aviation Bibliography

To be added

Web Links

To be added.