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Royal Saudi Air Force Museum
Established 24 January 1999
Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Type Aviation museum
Website [1]

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 9:00pm daily, closed on Mondays.

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

  • List of aerospace museums

References

External links

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