The South African Airforce Museum

The South African Airforce Museum

The South African Airforce Museum, situated in airforce base Ysterplaat, gives one an insight into the history and traditions of the SA Airforce.

The South African Air Force, the second oldest air force in the world, has a long and proud history, a history that has included a major role in securing victory for the Allied Forces during both World Wars.

The South African Airforce Museum

The permanent exhibits in the museum tells the stories of the World Wars and the Korean War. Exhibits include uniforms, photographs, press clippings and replica models.

The South African Airforce Museum

In the aircraft hanger you will be able to see some actual planes, including modern planes like the Venture (SA), Vampire (USA) and Cheetah (France).

The website of the museum provides a wealth of information to someone interested in military history.

Why don't you visit their site and find out about the Tragedy at Kufra.

The South African Airforce Museum

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Contact Details:

t: 021 508-6576


Mondays to Fridays: 07:00 - 15:00
Saturdays: 08:00 - 12:30
Sundays and Holidays: Closed

SA Airforce Museum page.

The South African Airforce Museum

A selection of images on my visit to the SA Airforce Museum

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