Flag, three horizontal stripes, orange white blue, three flag thumbnails in the middle.
Former flag of South Africa, used from 1928 to 1994.
Roundel, three concentric stripes, orange white blue.
Roundel, inspired by that of the british RAF, used from 1924 to 1947.
Roundel, orange springbok, white center, wide blue border.
Roundel used from 1947, officially 1950, to 1957. The Springbok is a traditional south african symbol. It is similar to the roundels of former british colonies (Australia, New-Zealand, Canada), with a center showing a national symbol, here, the Springbok.
Roundel, yellow springbok over a five-pointed pentagonal blue background, white border.
Roundel used from 1957 to 1994, in association with a fin flash. The traditional South-African springbok is still in use. The silhouette is that of castle of Cape Town.
Low visibility variant.
Roundel, yellow eagle over a five-pointed pentagonal blue background, white border.
Roundel used from 1994 to 2003. The traditional South-African springbok is replaced by an eagle, the SAAF emblem.