Aviation Museums

and airworthy collections

United Arab Emirates

Al Mahatta Museum, Sharjah

Al Estiqlal St, Al Qasimia Area, Opp Sharjah Mega Mall - إمارة الشارقةّ

In 1932 the first airport in the United Arab Emirates opened in Sharjah, used as a staging post for commercial flights en route from Britain to India. The museum is located in Sharjah's first airport building.

Date of visit: 21st February 2015

de Havilland DH.104 Dove 6

G-AJPR - Built 1947 - De-registered 1969

Auster 5J1 Autocrat

G-AJRE - Built 1947 - De-registered 2012

Avro Anson C.19

G-AKVW - Built 1948 - De-registered 1950

de Havilland DH.106 Comet

G-AMXA - Built 1953 - De-registered 1955. Flew with the RAF between 1958 and 1974, including refueling trips to Sharjah

Douglas C-47A Dakota III

G-AMZZ - Built 1944 - De-registered 1971

de Havilland DH.114 Heron 1B

G-ANFE - Built 1953 - De-registered 1968

Scottish Aviation TWIN PIONEER 1

G-APLW - Built 1959 - De-registered 1964


Lilienthal No.11 (of 18)

(a.k.a. Normal Segelappart / standard sailing machine)

Handley Page HP42W Western


Handley Page HP42W Western


An original BP Refueling truck used at Sharjah

The Old Control Tower