This museum depicts the history of the South African Air Force and houses a collection of old aircraft, missiles, uniforms, aeronautical displays and paintings.
The Port Elizabeth Branch of the South African Air Force Museum, Forest Hill Drive, Southdene, is located on the southern side of the Port Elizabeth Airport.
The Museum boasts a total of nine aircraft, including helicopters, a supersonic jet fighter, two of the world famous Harvard trainers among others, and the oldest surviving jet fighter in South Africa.
There are ongoing restoration projects by a team of dedicated enthusiasts, who are members of the Friends of the S.A.A.F.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 hanger.
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