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The South African Air Force Museum houses, exhibits and restores material related to the history of the South African Air Forcemarker. The Museum is divided into three location, AFB Swartkopmarker outside Pretoriamarker, AFB Ysterplaatmarker in Cape Townmarker and at the Port Elizabethmarker airport.

Exhibits

AFB Swartkopmarker

Swartkop is the largest of the three museum locations, occupying at least five hangers.

It contains a number of Atlas Cheetahs as well as a Cheetah C flight simulator.

Image:SAAF-Avro Shackleton-002.jpg|Avro ShackletonImage:SAAF-Cheetah-001.jpg|The CheetahImage:SAAF-RSA3-001.jpg|A RSA-3 LEO deployment rocketImage:Patterson_No2_Biplane-Replica-001.jpg|Replica Patterson Number 2 Biplane

AFB Ysterplaatmarker

Ysterplaat is home to the last flying Avro Shackleton.

Port Elizabethmarker

Exhibits at the Port Elizabethmarker museum is limited due the the amount of hanger space available to the museum.

Static exhibits are housed in the original 42-Air School Air Gunnery Training Centre used during the Joint Air Training Scheme in World War II.

Active restoration are being performed on a number of Harvards and there is a project to restore an Airspeed Oxford.One of the more unusual exhibits is a Jorg IV Skimmerfoil ground effect craft.

Image:South Africa-Friends of the Airforce-T6-Texan(Hardward)01.jpg| Harvard undergoing restorationImage:Skimmerfoil Jorg IV-001.jpg|Skimmerfoil Jorg IVImage:Armstrong Siddeley Cheetah(Oxford)01.jpg| Airspeed Oxford restoration project

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