The South African Air Force (SAAF) Museum houses its main branch at Air Force Base Swartkop where various historical artefacts of the SAAF are displayed in both static and flying conditions. The Museum also has branches at Air Force Station Port Elizabeth and Air Force Base Ysterplaat. The SAAF Museum is an integral part of safeguarding the collective heritage and history of the SAAF.

The purpose of the SAAF Museum is to collect, preserve, and exhibit articles and records pertaining to the heritage and traditions of the SAAF and military aviation associated therewith.

Through various initiatives, such as the SAAF Museum Airshow, it strives to generate interest and educate the general public, particularly the youth, in military aviation.

Finally, the SAAF Museum undertakes research into, accumulates and disseminates information and knowledge relating to the history and traditions of the SAAF.


The annual South African Air Force Museum Airshow will be held on 06 May 2023 at Air Force Mobile Deployment Wing (Swartkop). 

For food and exhibition stalls, interested members are to complete and return the attached form on or before 28 April 2023.

Tickets will be available at Computicket on or before 27 February 2023 at R100 (Adult) and R50 (Children from 12 - 16).

[ Please download the Vendor and Exhibitor Application ]


Please note, that this website,, is the official SAAF Museum website.