Category: Exhibitions

Dave Becker – Author, Photographer and Historian

Our condolences to the family of Dave Becker, Aviation Photographer, Author and Historian who passed away yesterday.

Youth Development Program

The Young Falcons came to the Museum for an aircraft recognition course with Chris Teale and the Youth Development Program joined them. The YDP took the Young Falcons of a tour through the Museum as well as a tour to Hanger 4. It was great for finally met some of the Young Falcons who we…
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KH158 – Update

On Sunday 15th May a memorial plaque for the 12th October 1944 missing in action crew of Liberator KH158 of 31 Squadron SAAF was unveiled, in a ceremony high in the Ligurian part of the Apennine mountains, ENE of Genoa, Italy. The plaque is in place on an old “round house” wall in the grounds…
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32 Squadron Badge found in POW camp in Singapore?

Tigers in the Park The Adam Park Project (TAPP) is a ground breaking battlefield archaeology project looking into the wartime heritage of the Adam Park housing estate in Singapore. It is headed up by the Singapore Heritage Society and the National University of Singapore and partly sponsored by the National Heritage Board of Singapore. The…
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Rooivalk stars at Air Capability Demo

The recently upgraded and redelivered Rooivalk attack helicopter participated in the simulated operational exercise during the Air Capability Demonstration held by the SAAF at the Roodewal weapons range today. The Air Capability Demonstration (ACD) is normally held twice a year in which the SAAF is able to demonstrate its operational capabilities, including co-operation with the…
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Major General Msimang and the Youth Development Program

(All images by Alan Wienburg) On Saturday 02 April 2011, Major General Msimang, Chief Director: Policy & Planning from the SAAF Air Command visited the SA Air Force Museum Youth Development Program participants. He has a great enthusiasm for young people and he greeted and introduced himself to each and every youngster present. He gave…
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SAAF to hold Air Capability Demonstration

SAAF to hold Air Capability Demonstration The South African Air Force will mark the return of the Rooivalk attack helicopter in style when it hosts an Air Capability Demonstration (ACD) next week. The first of the bi-annual exercises will be held at the Roodewal weapons range on Thursday 12 May 2011. The Rooivalk has undergone…
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Friends Meeting Monday, 9th May 2011

Dear Friends You are cordially invited to the April meeting of the Cape Town Friends on Monday, 9 May 2011 at 19.00 for 19.30 hrs. Our quest speaker will be WO1 Chris Pedler, Chief Flight Engineer 35 Squadron. I think you will find his talk more than fascinating. He has agreed to talk about his…
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SAAFA Cape Town Notice

SAAFA Lunch Arrangements – Officers’ Mess, Ysterplaat. Our next Lunch will be on 12th April 2011, and will be held at the Officers Mess, Ysterplaat. NOTE WELL! Please book as early as possible so as to allow Juliana to finalise arrangements in good time with the Mess. Date: Tuesday 12th April 2011 Lunch: 12h30 for 13h00…
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