Aviation Museums

and airworthy collections

THAILAND

Royal Thai Air Force Museum

171 / 733 Phahonyothin Rd, Khlong Thanon, Sai Mai, Bangkok 10220

Date of visit: 24th December 2019

Established 1952, the museum displays, preserves and restores aircraft and other aviation equipment used by the Royal Thai Air Force.

This museum was undergoing refurbishment during this visit and some aircraft were either covered or moved outside.

Building 1

(partially closed during visit)

Entrance

(undergoing refurbishment)

Northrop F-5A Freedom Fighter

ex 69-7110, RoCAF 1275, c/n N-6476 (displayed as 69159 / 1311 in entrance)

Section 1

(closed off for refurbishment)

Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat


Kh15-178 (98 / 4312)

Breguet III


Replica

Lockheed T-33A


F11-23/13 (640 / 1132)

Vought V.93S Corsair


Unknown

Nieuport IIN


Replica

Curtiss 68B Hawk III


Unknown

Modern Fighter section

General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon

79-0324 / '10200'

Northrop F-5A Freedom Fighter

Kh18-13/17 / '70143 / 38371'

Northrop F-5B Freedom Fighter

Kh18k-1/09 / '70101 / 38438'

Saab JAS39C Gripen

ex- Swedish Air Force 39178 (70100 not flown with RTAF)

Building 2

Aero L-39ZA/ART

KhF1-40/40 / '40115'

Boeing P-12E

unmarked

Curtiss Hawk 75N

unmarked

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis

VPAF 5202

Nihon Kogata Hato elementary glider

unmarked

Nihon Kogata Tobi primary glider

unmarked

Tachikawa Ki-55 'Ida'

unmarked

Building 4


Undergoing refurbishment

Fairchild AU-23A Peacemaker

unmarked

RTAF-6

1st prototype

Trainer simulators

Building 5


Rotary / UAV

Bell 206B-3 Jet Ranger

H8-01/38 / '01'

Bell UH-1N Iroquois

H6k-1/19

Bell OH-13H Sioux

Thai Army H7-9/15 / '6228'

Hiller UH-12B Raven

H2k-4/96 / '4'

Kaman HH-43B Huskie

H5-2/05 / ‘6321’

Kawasaki KH-4

cn 2040

Nieuport 17

small-scale replica

PDQ-2 Microlight-2

unmarked

Sikorsky S-55 Chickasaw

H3-3/97 / ‘6313’

Sikorsky S-58T

H4k-64/30 / '20117'

Sikorsky UH-34D Choctaw

unmarked (previous '150556')

Sikorsky YH-5A

H1k-1/96

Westland S-51A Dragonfly

H1-4/96 (ex G-AMJW)

CyberEye Lite UAV

CyberEye II UAV

Meggitt Snipe Mk.4 Target Drone

Lear-Siegler-BAe Systems Skyeye R4E-30 UAV

External exhibits

Aeritalia G-222

L14-6/39 / ‘60312'

Beechcraft Bonanza 35

unmarked

Beechcraft C-45F Expeditor

L1-5/90

Boeing 737-2Z6

L11-1/26 / 22-222

Breguet 14P

replica

Cessna A-37B Dragonfly

J6-12/15 / ‘21132’

Cessna A-37B Dragonfly

J6-13/15 / ‘21133’

Cessna O-1A Bird Dog

T2-27/15 / 2604 / ‘60406’

Cessna O-1E Bird Dog

T2-29/15 / 2507 / ‘60415’

Cessna T-37B Tweety

F12-09/13 / ‘RR.09-13’ / ‘09’

Curtiss SB2C-5 Helldiver

J3-4/94

Dassault Dornier Alpha Jet A

J7-19/44 / '23144'

de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth

unmarked (ex G-AMGB)

de Havilland DHC-1B-2 Chipmunk

F9-5/93

de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20

F9.24/95 / '24'

Douglas A-1J Skyraider

unmarked

Douglas C-47A Dakota

L2-39/15 / 547

L2-6/90 / 100536

Fairchild C-123B Provider

L4-6/07 / '555'

Fairchild F-24J

unmarked

Fairey Firefly FR.I

J4-11/94

GAF N22B Nomad

L9-4/25 / ‘122’

Grumman Widgeon G44A

unmarked

Helio U-10B Courier

63-8103 / ‘7135’

Hawker Siddeley AV-8A (S) Matador

161178 / '3109'

Hawker Siddeley HS748

L5.1 / '60301'

IAI Arava 201

TL7-1/22 / ‘40204’

LTV A-7E Corsair II

RTN 1411 / 160563

Lockheed RT-33 Shooting Star

TF11-8/13 / ‘56142’

NZAI CT/4A

F16.20/18 / ‘60422’

North American F-86F Sabre

Kh17-10/04 / 5060 / ‘4322’

North American F-86F Sabre

Kh17-42/06

North American F-86L Sabre

Kh17k-5/06 / 30681 / ‘1215’

North American OV-10C Bronco

J5-10/14 / 158405 / ‘41110’

North American T-6F Texan

F8-99/94 / ‘2244’

North American T-6G Texan

unmarked

North American T-28D-10 Trojan

JF13-106/14 / O-37661

Northrop F-5A Freedom Fighter

registration not shown

Northrop F-5T Tigris

Kh18Kh-19/24 / '21119 / 91682'

Northrop F-5T Tigris

Kh18Kh-34/24 / '21134 / 91707' (converted F-5E)

Pazmany PL2

PL-2

Percival P.54 Survey Prince Series 3A

T1-1/98

Pilatus PC-9

F19.06

Piper L-4J

S3-4/90 / ‘4’

RFB Fantrainer 400

F18-01/27 / ‘4001’

RFB Fantrainer 600

F18k-15/32 / ‘40226’

RTAF-2

ThOr-2

RTAF-4 Chantra

F17-3/17