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PICTURES: Thai air force museum, home of some seriously exotic aircraft

Bangkok: city of great food, smiling people, awesome massages, and much more. During a recent weekend there my friend suggested we take his five year old son to the Royal Thai Air Force museum out near Don Muang airport. “My son especially likes this big transport plane with a ramp at the back,” said he. […]

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Thai navy S-70Bs to the rescue

  Thailand recently saw serious flooding on the resort islands of Koh Samui and Koh Tao in the Gulf of Thailand. A fleet of Thai ships were sent to rescue stranded tourists, with some lucky rescuees getting a free ride to the Thai Navy carrier HTMS Chakri Naruebet, Southeast Asia’s only aircraft carrier. The video […]

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Bangkok Airways crash puts spotlight on Thailand again

IMAGE: http://www.my-samui.de/blog/koh-samui/164-bangkok-airways-pg266-krabi-samui.html Today’s crash involving a Bangkok Airways ATR 72-500 does not appear to be as serious as bad as it could have been, but the incident once again puts the spotlight on the Thai airline industry. The civil aviation authorities have been trying their best to get the safety standards up in recent years, […]

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