The Port Elizabeth branch of the South African Air Force Museum houses an
interesting and varied collection of exhibits covering the full period of the
The Museum boasts a total of nine aircraft, including helicopters, a supersonic jet fighter, two of the world famous Harvard trainers amongst others, and the oldest surviving jet fighter in South Africa. There are ongoing restoration projects undertaken at the museum, by a team of dedicated enthusiasts, who are members of the Friends of the SAAF Museum. There is also a display of aircraft memorabilia, together with a fine collection of models and pictures in the main exhibition hall. Interested aviation enthusiasts will be pleased to actually view the restoration work being carried out in a restored World War 2 hangar.
Other artifacts and displays at the South African Air Force Museum include a Sperry searchlight mirror and generator, various plane engines, VHF radio transmitters, impressive model airplane displays, an ejection seat display, various aviation artworks, photo displays of airmen, information on various WW ll aircraft, anti-aircraft gunnery training practice lines, and an assortment of missiles
A gift shop selling books, models and posters is also housed in the museum, and operates on weekends, gathering all profits to assist the Museum. Refreshments and restroom facilities are also available, as well as facilities for the handicapped, which include special parking and ramps
SAAF Museum location: south side of the Port Elizabeth Airport.
Museum hours: Sunday from 10h00 to 16h00.
For more information call (041) 505 1295
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