In 2010 the RTAF
launched the Tigershark drone as an R&D programme.
This may not be as strictly enforced as it once was, although all Thai Airways (but not Air Asia) domestic flights to Ubon announce that photography over Ubon is forbidden, because Ubon airport, like many Thai domestic airports, is on an RTAF
Six Gripen C/D made by Saab arrive at Wing 7 early 2011 while one SAAB 340 AEW aircraft outfitted for RTAF
will be delivered late this year to the air base.
members attended minimal training when the MAFFS unit was purchased, but more was needed.
Thailand also sends RTAF
officers to fill similar pilot and logistics billets with United States units (JUSMAG PEP figures, 2009).
PACAF advisors also played a vital role in military-to-military air coordination, and they trained RTAF
pilots and planners on international flight requirements and procedures.
spokesman ACM Monthon Satchukorn said that the cabinet had approved the purchase in principle on Oct 21 last year.
Deliveries of the previously-ordered rotorcraft are scheduled to start from 2015, while the new EC725s will be handed over to RTAF
Contract Awarded for Provide PT6T engine accessories including fuel control units and governors and combining gearboxes for the RTAF
s fleet of Bell 412 aircraft
Air Chief Marshal Thares Punsri, chief of the Air Staff for the RTAF
, accepted the aircraft and expressed his appreciation to the U.
Northrop Grumman International Systems business unit vice-president Robert Royer said that the company continues its 25 years of support of the RTAF
and the national security infrastructure of Thailand with the contract.
This fund-raising event will benefit TECO's administrative fund, RTAF
Transportation will be provided.