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Spitfire 5518 restoration progressing despite COVID hiccups

Over the past 12 months, the SAAF Museum Spitfire Restoration Project has much inaction mainly due to the effects of COVID-19, with a major...

SA Naval Museum goes high-tech

With a new visitor enhancement feature now up and running, SA Naval Museum curator Commander Leon Steyn is keeping pace with international museum developments...

End of World War II in Europe commemorated at Freedom Park

8 May 1945 marked the end of the Second World War in Europe and in honour of this occasion, a commemoration and wreath-laying ceremony...

Air Force Association SAAF 100 book project progressing

Earlier this year the SA Air Force Association (SAAFA) launched its SAAF 100 book project to “reflect on milestones and highlights in the development...

Stamps mark SAAF centenary

Last year’s SA Air Force (SAAF) centenary celebrations were severely curtailed by the COVID-19 pandemic and in one instance saw only a handover of...

UK sorry for ‘pervasive racism’ over commemoration of Black and Asian war dead

Britain apologised on Thursday for failures that meant "pervasive racism" may have denied a proper commemoration to as many as 350 000 Black and...

Cuban Embassy delegation visits SAAF Museum

A delegation from the Cuban Embassy together with a representative of the Cuban Co-operation Brigades in South Africa has paid a visit to the...

Cuito Cuanavale commemoration

What has become popularly known as the Battle of Cuito Cuanavale was commemorated this week at Freedom Park, the first heritage project to rise...

SAAF Museum re-establishes ties with McGregor Museum

The SA Air Force (SAAF) Museum, the keeper of and responsible for South Africa’s military aviation heritage, renewed ties with the McGregor Museum outside...

SAAF looks back on de Bod’s Boputhatswana and SA Air Force service

As part of remembering its heritage, the South African Air Force has shone a spotlight on the contributions of retired Brigadier General Ettienne de...


Additional troop deployment is welcome and shows the need for a strong SANDF

The announcement on Wednesday 14 July that 25 000 members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will be deployed to help counter...