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SAAF Museum Airshow 2019
Pitts Special display
Pitts Special display

"The Cows" during their aerobatic display in their Pitts Specials. Photo provided by: Stefaan Bouwer

Pitts Special display
Pitts Special display

"The Cows" during their aerobatic display in their Pitts Specials. Photo provided by: Stefaan Bouwer

Sunrise
Sunrise

Sunrise at Swartkop Air Force Base on the morning of the SAAF Museum 2019 Air Show. Photo provided by: Lynn Greyling

Pitts Special display
Pitts Special display

"The Cows" during their aerobatic display in their Pitts Specials. Photo provided by: Stefaan Bouwer

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Museum static displays (Swartkop)
Blackburn Buccaneer
Blackburn Buccaneer

A Blackburn Buccaneer on static display at the Swartkop branch of the SAAF Museum in 2019. Photo provided by: Matthew Olivier

Orenda14
Orenda14

An Orenda 14 on Display at the Swartkop branch of the SAAF Museum in 2019, this engine powered the Canadair Sabre Mk 6. Photo provided by: Matthew Olivier

De Havilland Vampire
De Havilland Vampire

A De Havilland Vampire at the Swartkops branch of the SAAF Museum back when it was undergoing restoration for static display. Photo provided by: FSAAFM archive

Blackburn Buccaneer
Blackburn Buccaneer

A Blackburn Buccaneer on static display at the Swartkop branch of the SAAF Museum in 2019. Photo provided by: Matthew Olivier

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SAAF Museum Airshow 2018
Silver falcons
Silver falcons

Photo provided by: Stefaan Bouwer

Nigel Hopkins
Nigel Hopkins

Photo provided by: Stefaan Bouwer

Silver Falcons and Gripen C formo
Silver Falcons and Gripen C formo

Photo provided by: Stefaan Bouwer

Silver falcons
Silver falcons

Photo provided by: Stefaan Bouwer

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Museum training day photos
Puma
Puma

The SAAF Museum's Puma at the Museum training day in August 2019. Photo provided by: Dian Townsend

Puma
Puma

The SAAF Museum's Puma at the Museum training day in August 2019. Photo provided by: Dian Townsend

Helicopter formation
Helicopter formation

Photo provided by: Stefaan Bouwer

Puma
Puma

The SAAF Museum's Puma at the Museum training day in August 2019. Photo provided by: Dian Townsend

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AAD 2018
Gripen C
Gripen C

A Gripen C from 2 squadron photographed at AAD 2018. Photo provided by: Dian Townsend.

Rooivalk
Rooivalk

A Rooivalk from 16 squadron in the South African Air Force popping flares at AAD 2018. Photo provided by: Dian Townsend.

Little Annie
Little Annie

Photo provided by: Stefaan Bouwer

Gripen C
Gripen C

A Gripen C from 2 squadron photographed at AAD 2018. Photo provided by: Dian Townsend.

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Museum Static displays (Port Elizabeth)
Port Elizabeth branch
Port Elizabeth branch

The Port Elizabeth branch of the SAAF museum photographed from the outside. Photo provide by: Robert Cathro

Buccaneer flight simulator
Buccaneer flight simulator

A buccaneer flight simulator on display at the Port Elizabeth branch of the SAAF Museum. Photo provided by: Robert Cathro

Alouette 3 gunship
Alouette 3 gunship

An Alouette 3 gunship on display at the Port Elizabeth branch of the SAAF Museum. Photo provided by : Robert Cathro

Port Elizabeth branch
Port Elizabeth branch

The Port Elizabeth branch of the SAAF museum photographed from the outside. Photo provide by: Robert Cathro

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Museum static displays (Cape Town)
Aircraft in hanger
Aircraft in hanger

A variety of aircraft in a hangar at the Cape Town branch of the SAAF Museum. Photo provided by: Norman Larsen

Westland Whirlwind HAS22 WV224 ex Roy
Westland Whirlwind HAS22 WV224 ex Roy

A Westland Whirlwind on static display at the Cape Town branch of the SAAF Museum. Photo provided by: Norman Larsen

3 Avro Shackleton MK 111 Ground run Jan
3 Avro Shackleton MK 111 Ground run Jan

The Cape Town branch of the SAAF Museum Shackleton during a ground run. Photo provided by: Norman Larsen

Aircraft in hanger
Aircraft in hanger

A variety of aircraft in a hangar at the Cape Town branch of the SAAF Museum. Photo provided by: Norman Larsen

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FSAAFM archive photographs
T6 Texan
T6 Texan

A North American T6 Texan known throughout the Common Wealth as the Harvard, pictured in 2009. Photo provided by: Lynn Greyling

Impala Mk 1
Impala Mk 1

An Impala Mk1 on display at a Museum training day in 2009. Photo provided by: Lynn Greyling

Vampire
Vampire

A De Havilland Vampire at a Museum training day in 2009, back when it was still undergoing restoration for static display by the FSAAFM. Photo provided by: Lynn Greyling

T6 Texan
T6 Texan

A North American T6 Texan known throughout the Common Wealth as the Harvard, pictured in 2009. Photo provided by: Lynn Greyling

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Civilian Displays and Airshows
Spitfire themed Mustang launched
Spitfire themed Mustang launched

The first of ten special edition Mustangs painted in a Spitfire themed scheme customised by performance center. A portion of the sales goes to the Spitfire restoration project to help restore the SAAF Museums Spitfire. Photo provided by: Lynn Greyling

Spitfire themed Mustang launched
Spitfire themed Mustang launched

The first of ten special edition Mustangs painted in a Spitfire themed scheme customised by performance center. A portion of the sales goes to the Spitfire restoration project to help restore the SAAF Museums Spitfire. Photo provided by: Lynn Greyling

Elders flight 2019
Elders flight 2019

A ex SAAF Alouette 3 seen at the Elders Flight 2019 event. Photo provided by: Dian Townsend

Spitfire themed Mustang launched
Spitfire themed Mustang launched

The first of ten special edition Mustangs painted in a Spitfire themed scheme customised by performance center. A portion of the sales goes to the Spitfire restoration project to help restore the SAAF Museums Spitfire. Photo provided by: Lynn Greyling

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Heritage Day 2020 Ysterplaat
Shackleton and C47TP
Shackleton and C47TP

Mirage F1CZ
Mirage F1CZ

Oryx
Oryx

Shackleton and C47TP
Shackleton and C47TP

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Prestige Day 2020
Rooivalk and A109LUH
Rooivalk and A109LUH

An A109LUH and Rooivalk from the South African Air Force at Prestige Day 2020. Photo provided by: Dian Townsend.

Harvard Formation
Harvard Formation

A Harvard formation consisting of aircraft from the South African Air Force Museum. Photo provided by: Dian Townsend.

Gripen and Hawk Formo
Gripen and Hawk Formo

The Gripen and Hawk formation at the 2020 edition of Prestige Day. Photo provided by: Dian Townsend

Rooivalk and A109LUH
Rooivalk and A109LUH

An A109LUH and Rooivalk from the South African Air Force at Prestige Day 2020. Photo provided by: Dian Townsend.

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