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Major Edwin Swales VC DFC Memorial

On 06 May 2015 a memorial service was held at the Major Edwin Swales VC DFC memorial at the Durban High School to commemorate the centenary of the birth of Edwin Swales (1915 – 2015), the 70th anniversary of the death of Edwin Swales (1945 – 2015) and the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe…
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Thank You, CS Auto Body

The SAAF Museum extends its thanks to Lionel Barnard and CS AUTO BODY, Vehicle Specialists of note for their kind donation of CIC anti-corrosion products. These products will be used to preserve & protect the Museum aircraft at the Ysterplaat & PE Museums.    

Alan Weinburg – RIP 13.06.2014

  It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Alan passed away this morning. Alan dedicated many years to the SAAF Museum as a fundraiser, shop manager, long standing committee member amongst a host of other activities. Very few people have spent the amount of time and effort that Alan contributed to…
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Armourers Publication for Sale

Armourers Anonymous Publication The cause: Fund raising for PE SAAF Museum displays.   1.    Book Information: Title: Armourers Anonymous. Author: Willie Burger with Boff van Zyl Type: Soft cover. Colours: Black text and black photos with a few colour photos as well as black & white technical drawings of bombs etc. Size:210mm x 145mm x…
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Tinus Le Roux Interviews Lt Bryan Jones

Tinus Le Roux Interviews Lt Bryan Jones

SAS President Kruger

Today, 31 years ago on the 18th February 1982 the SAS President Kruger and 16 of my crewmates were lost at sea.

Avro Shackleton Ground Run

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SAAF Museum PTA -100 Hours for Charity

By Garth Calitz The South African Air Force Museum in conjunction with the a group of dedicated volunteers will be hosting a social responsibility project to raise funds for PinkDrive, charity of choice of the SAAF Museum, by hosting a 100 hour marathon sit-in in various fighter jets and a team of ladies that will…
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Remembrance Day SA Legion in UK

SA Legion UK Remembrance Day This year on 11 November for the very first time, the South African Legion UK formally marched in London and Glasgow to remember the fallen. Read more here.

68th Anniversary of the Warsaw Flights – Saturday, 8th September 2012

68th ANNIVERSARY OF THE WARSAW FLIGHTS – Saturday, 8 September 2012 Tomorrow we will commemorate the 68th Anniversary of the heroic flights over Warsaw by South African and Allied airmen to drop supplies to the Polish Home Army and civilian population of Warsaw, at that time locked in a mortal struggle for freedom. Details of…
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