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Royal Saudi Air Force Museum, Riyadh

Just last week, a friend who will be spending his annual leave in Sydney, Australia asked us to take him to the airport. Along the way, our conversation led to Qantas being mentioned in the 1988 movie Rainman. In that movie, Raymond, portrayed by Dustin Hoffman insisted to his brother, played by Tom Cruise, that Qantas is the safest airline in the world. I believed that perception for years until I did my research.

That conversation made me remember my late post about our visit to the Royal Saudi Air Force Museum (RSAF) / Saqr Al-Jazira Aviation Museum. I accompanied my daughter on her second field trip here and I also want to check the place out. I admit I don't have any interest in mechanical things so please bear with me if I can't tell you some of the names of the planes, the engines, or the weaponry.

*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 bi…

Bible Verse #10: Friendship