The South African Air Force Museum Air Show, Canvas to jets has been awarded the best Air Show by Africa Pilot Magazine. We would like to thank the public, participants, exhibitors and our sponsors as an event like this is no success without your support. The following criteria explain why the SAAF Museum received such an award.

Initial planning including ASSA, Aero Club and media communication

  • Professional ATC participation: arrival, airshow and departure clearances
  • Suitable aircraft and vehicle parking arrangements
  • Pilot, airshow and safety briefing including disaster management planning
  • Display pilot and participants hospitality arrangements
  • Public address systems and appropriate public broadcast entertainment
  • Host organisation´s social interaction with the display teams, media and important invited guests
  • Social responsibility towards the local / regional population
  • Youth development programmes including aviation education
  • Sales satisfaction for local and distant vendor participants
  • Crowd control access, security planning and policing
  • Food and beverage arrangements, including an appropriate variety of vendors
  • Litter management and cleanliness of the airfield during and immediately after the event
  • Overall airshow safety, including any transgressions by individual pilots
  • Organiser´s airshow report to be submitted to ASSA and the Aero Club of SA