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Each year the Thai forces have a joint exersise with the US navy and Marines.I was having lunch with friends near the end of the runway at U-Tapoa airport(ex USAF vietnam era)and here are some of the aircraft that landed.The Hercules was doing circuits although others landed!Civilian airlines also use Tapao and it is an interesting place to sit over cold beers and watch!
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Each year the Thai forces have a joint exersise with the US navy and Marines.I was having lunch with friends near the end of the runway at U-Tapoa airport(ex USAF vietnam era)and here are some of the aircraft that landed.The Hercules was doing circuits although others landed!Civilian airlines also use Tapao and it is an interesting place to sit over cold beers and watch!
The third pictures is a Diamond DA42 NG, Thailand has 6 of them,
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Another lunchtime selection from today.Name those planes! [ATTACH=CONFIG]226877[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]226878[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]226879[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]226880[/ATTACH] Taken with my old Nkokia mobile so sorry for the quality!There was another that I missed a light twin with a thin tail boom with large fin and rudder painted in Thai colours ,probably thai air force.Really nice place to spot from with good Thai food and cold beer!!!