Air Force News

Kenya Air Force Induction Course 1/20 Kicks off

Commander Kenya Air Force Major General Francis Ogolla receives a salute from Major Juliet Makali the Officer In Charge of the Course. The Commander Kenya Air Force, Major General Francis Ogolla presided over the official opening of the Induction Course for newly recruited Kenya Air Force (KAF), Service Members at Moi Air Base. The Induction Course is meant to bring on board the Service Members on the roles and organisation of KAF, personal etiquette

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Kenya Air Force Assist in Delivering Aid to Mozambique

Foreign Affairs CAS Hon Ababu-Terrah Namwamba having a word with Mozambique Government Officials. The Kenya Air Force (KAF) facilitated transportation of food and medical aid to the Republic of Mozambique on 14th October 2020. The relief distribution was an initiative of the Government of Kenya spearheaded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in conjunction with the Ministry of Defence. The aid, aboard a Kenya Air Force Spartan aircraft, will assist

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Senior Leadership Command Course Participants Graduate

 Senior Leadership Command graduands Salute to the Chief Guest while marching past the Dias. Brigadier John Omenda, the Deputy Commander Kenya Air Force presided over the graduation ceremony for Senior Leadership Command (SLC) Course, at Laikipia Air Base (LAB), on 20th August 2020. The course was tailored to equip the participants, with the requisite knowledge and skills in order to prepare them to be competent as leaders and middle-level managers

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Kenya Air Force Supports in Putting Out Tsavo National Park Fire

Kenya Air Force MI-17 helicopter filling the Bambi bucket with water at Ziwani Estate dam. The Kenya Air Force (KAF) deployed firefighting capabilities in a Multi-agency Operation that was tasked to put out fires at the Tsavo National Park. The fires broke out at Tsavo West National Park, Mgeno and Lumo conservancies on Saturday 8th August 2020. In a statement, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said the fire started at Sheikdam at about 2pm. Teams

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General Robert Kibochi Visits Laikipia Air Base

Chief of the Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi inspects a jet engine at the Laikipia Air Base on Tuesday, 28 July 2020 Tuesday, 28 July 2020. Nanyuki. General Robert Kibochi, the Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF), has concluded his tour of KDF Units and installations in Nanyuki region. The CDF was accompanied by the Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Walter Koipaton and the Commander, Kenya Air Force, Major General Francis Ogolla when he

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General Robert Kibochi pledges to support Kenya Air Force achieve mission readiness.

Chief of the Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi addresses officers, airmen and airwomen at Moi Air Base during his visit on Monday, 20 July 2020. General Robert Kibochi, the Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF), visited the Kenya Air Force (KAF) Headquarters at the Moi Air Base in Eastleigh, Nairobi. The CDF was received by Major General Francis Ogolla the Commander KAF and other senior officers. The visit began with the CDF laying a wreath at the

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The Commander Kenya Air Force breaks the ground for construction of an assault course

Commander Kenya Air Force Major General Francis Ogolla being taken through the layout of the assault course. The Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF), Major General Francis Ogolla presided over the ground breaking of an assault course construction at Moi Air Base on Monday, 13th July 2020. During the event Major General Ogolla was taken through the layout of the assault course by Mr Geoffrey Nyakundi the project manager afterwhich he broke the ground

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KDF Continues to evacuate Kenyans stranded in Ethiopia.

Kenyans on  arrival from Addis Ababa in Ethiopia being directed to the screening area at JKIA. The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) through Kenya Air Force C27J Spartan Aircraft has so far airlifted a total of 40 Kenyans who were stranded in Ethiopia due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The third bunch of the ongoing evacuation landed safely at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on Sunday, 5th July 2020. Speaking upon arrival, Kenyan Ambassador to

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Kenya Air Force Flying Training School Graduation Ceremony

Commander KAF Major General Francis Ogolla gives his remarks during the FTS graduation ceremony The Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General Francis Ogolla presided over Flying Training School (FTS), graduation ceremony at Laikipia Air Base (LAB) on Friday, 26th June 2020. FTS graduands comprise of pilot Officers trained in fixed-wing, helicopter, and fighter aircraft. During their training, the Officers attained the required flying hours to

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Kenya Air Force Assist In West Pokot Rescue Operations

Local administrators of Sambalat, West Pokot County, receive relief items to be distributed to the affected residents. The Kenya Air Force (KAF) as part of a multi-agency team in West Pokot, has been instrumental in supporting the on-going Rescue Operations through Air Operations. This is after flash floods hit residents of West Pokot, Narok and Elgeyo Marakwet counties on Saturday, 18th April 2020, causing landslides, swelling rivers and damaging

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