South Australian Aviation Museum
spitfire panel
Spitfire Instrument Panel (replica)
On display in Hangar 1
Aircraft Parts Collection
SAAM has a large collection of Aircraft Parts that are stored with the intention of using them for future restoration projects, displays, and occasionally for swapping with other museums for other needed items.


Aircraft Parts that feature in current displays include:
Lancaster Bomb Sight Bomb Sight
Lancaster WW2
bubble sextant Bubble Sextant
WW2 EATS Training
black box Black Box
Voice Recorder
astrograph Astrograph
Night Nav. WW2
compass Avro Lancaster
Compass WW2
Dakota Panel DC3 Dakota
Instrument Panel
astrocompass Astrocompass
WW2
TigerMothPanel500 Tiger Moth
Panel (original)
Lancaster Wheel Avro Lancaster
Control Column WW2
Dunlop Wheel WW2 Wheel
Hurricane & Spitfire


Other Examples in Storage (a small sample)
Aircraft Clock - 8 Day 1941 model Mk IID (spitfire)
Aircraft Compass - Azimuth Circle
Aircraft Compass - Beaufighter
Aircraft Compass - P6 Beaufort & P8
Aircraft fabric - German WW1 Albatross
Air Speed indicator WW1 Smiths (MPH)
Avro Anson steering yoke
Brass Fuel Cap Believed to be from Yamamoto's 'Betty' bomber
Bubble Sextant Mk 1x A Ref no 6B/218 (Avro Anson)
Camera Pod - Jindivik
Canberra 2CA Ejection seat.
Chipmunk Landing/Taxi Lights
Clock - Waltham Watch Co. (from Roy Gropler's aircraft).
Course Setting Bombsight RAF Mk V11A
Directional Gyro - Ferranti R/123/66
DME Indicator
Electromagnetic Wave Generator Jamming Device 1987
External Fuel Tanks Meteor (Dented)
Fabric Piece from Vimy Aircraft
Fokker F-27 Instrument Panel
Helicopter Tail Rotor - possibly Hughes 500
Hispano Cannon
Kittyhawk P-40E Fuel gauge
Lancaster Bomb distribution instrument (2767)
Microphone from a Victa Airtourer 199 aircraft. Reg. No. VH-BWI
Morse key Type F flame proof, used on Lancaster bombers or similar aircraft
Morse switchboard identification component WW2 Spitfire or Lancaster
Neptune 4 blade Propeller Hub Propeller Section - Aluminium Alloy
RAAF Bombsight 'D'
Radio Compass Dial (Sparks Withington Co USA)
Radio Channel Selector - (Bendix Control Box BC-602-A)
Reflector Gun Sight Mark 11 RAF
Sextant - Kollsman Periscope Aircraft Sextant Model 1411C-02
Scroll Type Map - Air Routes (Possible ex-Butler )
Spitfire Mk 9 Gun Sight
Wirraway Control Stick