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SA military museums battling but not destitute

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Preservation of South Africa’s history is an important component of the national psyche with the military side doing reasonably well compared to some other...

Spitfire 5518 restoration progressing despite COVID hiccups

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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...

Cuban Embassy delegation visits SAAF Museum

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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...

SAAF Museum re-establishes ties with McGregor Museum

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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...

Sad day for SA military aviation

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Wednesday, 17 March 2021, will go into history as a sad day for South Africa’s military aviation fraternity, marked by the death of two...

SAAF Museum Patchen Explorer in fatal crash

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A Patchen Explorer belonging to the South African Air Force (SAAF) Museum crashed near Air Force Base Swartkop this morning, killing two senior retired...

SAAF Museum airshow a no-go for the second year running

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Lockdown level one does not open the door for the SA Air Force (SAAF) Museum to stage its major fundraiser – the annual airshow...

Navy Museum opening, SAAF Museum still locked down

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The SA Naval Museum in Simon’s Town is the first military history facility to take advantage of level two lockdown regulations and will open...

Gallery: Swartkop flying day 1 February 2020

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) Museum at AFB Swartkop held its monthly flying training day on 1 February and as this date was...

Fire destroys SAAF Museum hangar

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An unexplained fire at the weekend in 8 Hangar at Air Force Base (AFB) Swartkop, home to the SA Air Force (SAAF) Museum, was...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...