Tag: aircraft

  • South African Air Force Museum

    The idea of a War Museum was only put forward in July 1941, during the Second World War, as the preservation of aircraft was not seen as necessary prior to the war. In 1942 the South African War Museum was established, but still no attempt to preserve aircraft was made, and most were disposed of after the war. By the South African Air Force’s 50th birthday in 1970, there was no evidence in ...