The South African Aviation solutions provider of choice through worldwide partnerships.
A division of Denel Group Supplier of World Class Defence Products and Solutions

Original equipment manufacturer (OEM)

of the Rooivalk Combat helicopter


Rotary Wing MRO Support offered for Super Puma, Puma and Oryx


A well-positioned infrastructure, offering a wide range of

maintenance, repair and overhaul services for transport military aircraft


Engineering and Flight Test Centre capabilities with internally

developed integration benches for ground testing of aircraft systems


Maintenance, repair and overhaul services for transport military.

aircraft, such as Lockheed Martin Hercules C-130 / L-100


Maintenance, modifications, upgrades and conversions

on military and civilian rotary wing aircraft.

Welcome to Denel Aviation

Denel Aviation, a division of Denel (SOC) Ltd, is primarily a maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) company for fixed and rotary wing aircraft including mechanical and avionic components. The company also provides systems integration, upgrades and retrofit installations. 

Its location adjacent to South Africa's OR Tambo International Airport ascertains direct access to the airports runway. As a strategic partner to the South African Air Force (SAAF), the company has provided support to the SAAF for 50 years and has expanded off this 


capability base to support the African continent and selected markets worldwide. 

The company is the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) of the SAAF Rooivalk combat support helicopter, Design Authority of the SAAF unique Oryx medium transport helicopter and assigned as Design Authority of the Cheetah (Mirage variant) fighter aircraft. 

Denel Aviation was responsible for the final assembly of the BAE Hawk lead in fighter trainer for the SAAF and to this day continues to support the aircraft in operation within the SAAF. 

Defence Technology Made Easy

Lockheed Martin

Denel Aviation is an accredited service centre for Lockheed Martin.

Russian Helicopter

Accredited service centre for Russian Helicopters Mi series aircraft.

News & Press

16 September 2015

Denel Products On Show In London

Denel’s growing status in the global defence industry is on display in London this week when the South African technology company is participating in the Defence and Security Equipment...

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18 August 2015

Combat Games Played In True Military Environment

Cheetah fighter jets, Puma helicopters, armoured vehicles and artillery shells will provide the backdrop for a unique weekend of paintball and simulated warfare hosted by Denel.

Paintball warriors...

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17 August 2015

Pioneering Women Celebrated At Denel Through Pictures And Words

The contribution of women to the growth of Denel and their role in South Africa’s high-tech defence industry are being celebrated through a distinctive photographic exhibition during...

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Contact Denel

Contact us directly or feel free to send us an online enquiry.

+27 11 927 2620
Atlas Road, Bonaero Park, Kempton Park, Gauteng, RSA
Box 7246, Bonaero Park, Kempton Park, 1622, RSA

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