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Royal Saudi Air Force Museum

 

Royal Saudi Air Force Museum

Royal Saudi Air Force Museum
Established 24 January 1999
Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Coordinates
Type Aviation museum
Website http://www.saqral-jazeera.gov.sa/

The Royal Saudi Air Force Museum or Saqr Al-Jazira is located on the East Ring Road of Riyadh between exits 10 and 11. A Saudia Lockheed L-1011 Tristar serves as a gateguard visible from the ring road. Admission is Sr.10 for adults & Sr.5 for children. The museum is open from 9:00am to 12:00 noon and from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm daily, closed on Mondays.

Contents

  • Overview 1
  • Static Park 2
  • Display Halls 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Overview

The museum gives the history of the Royal Saudi Air Force from its establishment in the 1920s to the present day.

The museum comprises an outdoor static park and a large and modern indoor museum.

Static Park

Aircraft on display include:

Display Halls

The display halls contain exhibits on the history of the RSAF, aircraft engines and weaponry, uniforms, insignia and decorations and a special display on Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the first Saudi in space who rode as a payload specialist on the Space Shuttle Discovery on mission STS-51-G.

Aircraft on display include:

See also

References

External links

  • Antiquities And Museums - Museum Directory
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