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Designations 1919 - today .
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The RTAF uses one of the most complex designation systems it at all. The system serves for the identification of all planes of the RTAF. The system was introduced short after the establishment of the Air Force. Only two types of aircraft were not taken into the system, because they were procured before 1919. 1930 a simplified system was introduced, however only the for the designation of the aircraft type, internally the old system resumed and it is still in use today.

 

 

Die RTAF verwendet eines der komplexesten Bezeichnungssysteme das es überhaupt gibt. Das System dient zur Identifikation aller Maschinen der RTAF. Das System wurde kurz nach der Gründung der Luftwaffe eingeführt. Nur zwei Flugzeugtypen wurden nicht in das System aufgenommen, da sie vor 1919 beschafft wurden. 1930 wurde ein vereinfachtes System eingeführt aber nur zur Benennung des Flugzeugtyps verwendet, intern wurde das bisherige System weitergeführt und ist auch noch heute in Benutzung.

                   
The system consists of a combination of numbers and letters. The first letter calls the plane “Bis” airplane and is identical by all planes. The second letter designates the type or mission of the plane.     

Das System setzt sich aus einer Kombination von Zahlen und Buchstaben zusammen. Der erste Buchstabe bezeichnet die Maschine als "Bin" Flugzeug und ist bei allen Maschinen identisch.

Der zweite Buchstabe benennt den Einsatzzweck der Maschine. Zur Übersicht habe ich untern eine Tabelle mit den Einsatzwecken aufgeführt.

Die folgende Zahlen- und Buchstabenkombination benennt den Typ der Maschine.

Nach einem Bindestrich folgt die Nummerierung des Loses zu welchem die Maschine gehört.

Gefolgt vom Jahr der Indienststellung, nach buddhistischem Kalender (Das Jahr 2014 ist in Thailand 2557)

           
           
Thai Latin Type  Thai Latin ...
B Aircraft 1
H Helicopter 2
3
Thai Latin Mission 4
บจ BJ Attack Aircraft 5
บท BTh Bomber Aircraft 6
บพ BPh Civil Aircraft 7
บส BS Communication Aircraft 8
BK Control Aircraft 9
บทอ BThO Experimental Aircraft 0
บข BKh Fighter Aircraft
บขฝ BKhF Fighter/Trainer Aircraft Thai Latin ...
บร BR Glider Aircraft A
บต BT Observation Aircraft B
บฝ BF Trainer Aircraft C
บล BL Transport Aircraft D
บว BW UAV
บฉ BCh Utility Aircraft
H Helicopter
บผท PhTh Aerial mapping Aircraft
 ฮผท HPhth Aerial mapping Helicopter

Example:

BKh.18C-4/24

 

B = Bin (Aircraft)

Kh.18C = Fighter Typ 18C = F-5F Tiger II

-4 = 4th Aircraft

/24 = 2524 (Buhdda year) also 1981

Beispiel:

BKh.18C-4/24

 

B = Bin (Flugzeug)

Kh.18C = Jäger Typ 18C = F-5F Tiger II

-4 = 4te Maschine

/24 = 2524 (Buddhistisches Jahr) also 1981.

Attack Aircraft
จ.๑ BJ-1 Vought V-93S Corsair 1934 - 1950
จ. BJ-2 Mitsubishi Ki-30 Nagoya (Ann) 1940 - 1949
จ. BJ-3 Curtiss SB2C-5 Helldiver 1951 - 1955
จ. BJ-4 Fairey F Mk. 1 und T Mk. 2 Firefly 1951 - 1954
จ. BJ-5 Rockwell OV-10C Bronco 1971 - 2004
จ. BJ-6 Cessna A-37B Dragonfly 1972 - 1994
จ. BJ-7 Dassault Alpha Jet A 2000 - present
Bomber Aircraft
บท.๑ BTh-1 Breguet 14B-2 / 14A / 14T / 14S 1919 - 1937
บท. BTh-2 Paribatra (see also ThO-1) 1927 - 1940
บท. BTh-3 Martin W 139 (B-10) 1937 - 1949
บท. BTh-4 Mitsubishi Ki-21 (Sally) 1941 - 1949
Civil Aircraft
บพ.๑ BPh-1 Cessna 150 1988 - 2004
Communication Aircraft
บส.๑ BS-1 Fairchild 24 W 1938 - 1950
บส.๒ BS-2 Rearwind M9000KRT De Luxe 1938 - 1955
บส.๓ BS-3 Piper L-4H / J Cup 1947 - 1959
บส.๓ BS-3A Piper L-18 (PA-11) Super Cup 1951 - 1962
บส.๔ BS-4 Stinson L-5A Sentinental 1947 - 1959
บส. BS-5 Beech Bonanza 1951 - 1954
บส. BS-6 Grumman G 44A Widegon 1951 - 1956
บส. BS-7 Cessna 170B 1953 - 1959
 
Control Aircraft
บค.๑ BK-1 Saab 340AEW Erieye 2010 - present
Experimental Aircraft
บทอ.๑ ThO-1 Boripatra (see also BTh-2) 1927 - 1940
บทอ.๒ ThO-2 RTAF-2 (Bonanza) 1957 - 1961
บทอ.๓ ThO-3 RTAF-3 (Cancelled project) ...
บทอ.๔ ThO-4 RTAF-4 Cantara (see also  BF-17) 1974 - 1989
บทอ.๕ ThO-5 RTAF-5 (Trainer) 1984 - 1985
ชอ.๑ BChO-1 Pazmany PL-2 1974 - 1989
บชอ.๒ BChO-2 RTAF-6 2007 - present
Fighter Aircraft
บข.๑ BKh-1 Nieuport Nie 11 1918 - 1927
บข.๒ BKh-2 Nieuport Nie 17 / 21 / 24 / 27 1918 - 1932
บข.๓ BKh-3 SPAD S VII C1 und S XIII C1 1919 - 1931
บข.๔ BKh-4 Nieuport-Delage NiD-29 C-1 1923 - 1935
บข.๕ BKh-5 Prajadhipok 1929
บข. BKh-6 Bristol Bulldog Mk.II 1929 - 1939
บข. BKh-7 Boeing E-100 Bipe (P-12) 1931 - 1949
บข.๘ BKh-8 Heinkel HD-43D 1930 - 1939
บข.๙ BKh-9 Curtiss BFC-1 Hawk II 1934 - 1949
บข.๑๐ BKh-10 Curtiss BF2C-1 Hawk III 1935 - 1949
บข.๑๑ BKh-11 Curtiss P-36G Hawk 75 N 1937 - 1949
บข.๑๒ BKh-12 Nakajima Ki-27b Ota (Nate) 1942 - 1949
บข.๑๓ BKh-13 Nakajima Ki-43IIb Hayabusa (Oskar) 1943 - 1949
บข.๑๔ BKh-14 Supermarine Mk. 14 Spitfire 1950 - 1954
บข.๑๕ BKh-15 Grumman F8F-1 / -1B Bearcat 1951 - 1960
บข.๑ BKh-16 Republic F-84G Thunderjet 1956 - 1963
บข.๑๗ BKh-17 North American F-86F-30 Sabre 1961 - 1973
บข.๑๗ก BKh-17A North American F-86D/L Sabre Dog 1963 - 1966
บข.๑๘ BKh-18 Northrop F-5A Freedom Fighter 1967 - 1998
บข.๑๘ก BKh-18A Northrop F-5B Freedom Fighter 1966 - 2007
.๑ BTKh-18 Northrop RF-5A Freedom Fighter 1970 - 2007
บข.๑๘ข BKh-18B Northrop F-5E Tiger II 1978 - present
บข.๑๘ค BKh-18C Northrop F-5F Tiger II 1978 - present
บข.๑ BKh-19 Lockheed F-16A Fighting Falcon 1988 - present
บข.๑๙ก BKh-19A Lockheed F-16B Fighting Falcon 1988 - present
บข.๒๐ BKh-20 Saab JAS-39C Grippen 2010 - present
บข.๒๐ก BKh-20A Saab JAS-39D Grippen 2010 - present
Fighter - Trainer Aircraft
บขฝ.๑ BKhF-1 Aero L-39 ZA Albatros 1994 - present
บขฝ. BKhF-2 KAI T-50TH Golden Eagle 2017 - present
Glider Aircraft
บร.๑ BR-1 Hoffman H-39 Dimona 1983 - 1994
บร.๒ BR-2 Grob G-109 1989 - 1994
Observation Aircraft
บต.๑ BT-1 Hunting Percival Mk. III Prince 1953 - 1960
บต.๒ BT-2 Cessna O-1G Bird Dog 1967 - 1990
บต.๓ BT-3 Diamond DA42 Twin Star (see also BF-20) 2010 - present
Training Aircraft
บฝ.๑ BF-1 Nieuport Nie 81 (23 Meter) 1919 - 1935
บฝ. BF-2 Nieuport Nie 83 (18 Meter) 1919 - 1935
บฝ.๓ BF-3 Fleet PT-1 1928 - 1939
บฝ.๔ BF-4 Avro 504 N 1929 - 1948
บฝ.๕ BF-5 Vought V-93S Corsair 1939 - 1949
บฝ.๖ BF-6 Tachikawa Ki-55 Ida 1942 - 1949
บฝ.๗ BF-7 Miles Magister 1947 - 1952
บฝ. BF-8 North American T-6G Texan 1948 - 1974
บฝ. BF-9 De Havilland Can. DHC-1 Chipmunk 1949 - 1989
บฝ.๑ BF-10 De Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth 1951 - 1961
บฝ.๑๑ BF-11 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star  1955 - 1995
บตฝ.๑๑ BTF-11 Lockheed RT-33A Shooting Star 1955 - 1995
บฝ.๑ BF-12 Cessna T-37B / C Tweety 1961 - 1996
บฝ.๑๓ BF-13 North American T-28D Trojan 1962 - 1988
บจฝ.๑ BJF-13 North American T-28D Trojan 1962 - 1988
บฝ.๑๔ BF-14 Cessna T-41D Mescalero 1968 - present
บฝ.๑๕ BF-15 Siai Marchetti SF 260 MT 1973 - 1994
บฝ.๑๖ BF-16 NZAI CT-4A/B Airtrainer 1974 - present
บฝ.๑๖ BF-16A NZAI CT-4E Airtrainer 1999 - present
บฝ.๑ BF-17 RTAF-4 Cantara  1974 - 1989
บฝ.๑๘ BF-18 RBF 400 Fantrainer 1988 - 1994
บฝ.๑๘ BF-18A RBF 600 Fantrainer 1988 - 1994
  บฝ.๑๙ BF-19 Pilatus PC-9 1991 - present  
บฝ. BF-20 Diamond DA42 Twin Star 2009 - present
ฝ. BTF-20 Diamond DA42MPP Twin Star 2010 - present
 
Transport Aircraft
บล.๑ BL-1 Beech C-45F Expeditor 1947 - 1971
ล. BL-2 Douglas C-47A/B Dakota 1947 - 1971
บตล. BTL-2 Douglas RC-47A Dakota 1972 - 1991
บล.๒อ BL-2Or Douglas EC-47D Dakota 1963 - 1964
บจล. BJL-2 Douglas AC-47D Dakota (Spooky) 1967 - 1986
บล.๒ BL-2A Basler 67 Dakota 1998 - present
ล.๓ BL-3 Douglas C-54A Skymaster 1960
บล.๔ BL-4 Fairchild C-123B Provider 1964 - 1989
บล.๔ BL-4A Fairchild C-123K Provider 1973 - 1991
บล.๕ BL-5 Hawker Siddeley HS-748 1965 - present
บล.๖ BL-6 Swearwingen IV A Merlin 1978 - 1979
บตล.๖ BTL-6 Swearwingen IV C Merlin 1979 - 2003
บตล.๗ BTL-7 IAI Aarva 1979 - present
บล.๘ BL-8 Lockheed C-130H Hercules 1980 - present
ล.๙ BL-9 GAF N 22B Missionmaster 1982 - 2015
ล.๑๐ BL-10 Douglas DC-8-62 1982 - 1989
ล.๑๑ BL-11 Boeing 737-2Z6 1983 - Present
ล.๑๑ก BL-11A Boeing 737-3Z6 1990 - 1993
ล.๑๑ข BL-11B Boeing 737-4Z6 1995 - Present
ล.๑๑ BL-11C Boeing 737-8Z6 2007 - Present
บตล.๑๒ BTL-12 Gates 36 A Learjet 1988 - Present
ล.๑๓ BL-13 Airbus A-310-324 1991 - Present
ล.๑๔ BL-14 Alenia G-222 1995 - 2012
ล.๑๕ BL-15 Airbus A-319 2004 - present
ล.๑ BL-16 ATR-72 2010 - present
ล.๑ BL-17 Saab 340 2010 - present
ล.๑ BL-18 Sukhoi RRJ-95B Superjet 2016 - present
UAV
บว.๑ BW-1 Bae Seracher Mk.II ?
บว. BW-2 RTAF Paksin ?
Utility Aircraft
ฉ.๑ BCh-1 Helio U-10B Super Courier 1963 - 1986
บจฉ.๒ BJCh-2 Fairchild AU-23A Peacemaker 1972 - present
Helicopter
ฮ. H-1 Sikorsky S-51 1950 - 1954
ฮ. H-1A Sikorsky-Westland H-5A 1951 - 1954
ฮ.๒ H-2 Hiller UH-12A (360X) 1949 - 1952
ฮ.๒ H-2A Hiller UH-12E 1953 - 1962
ฮ. H-3 Sikorsky H-19B (S-55) Chickasaw 1954 - 1965
ฮ. H-4 Sikorsky H-34D (S-58) Choktaw 1962 - 1976
ฮ. H-4A Sikorsky S-58T 1979 - 1999
ฮ. H-5 Kaman HH-43B Huskie 1962 - 1971
ฮ. H-6 Bell UH-1H (205) Iroquois 1968 - present
ฮ. H-6A Bell UH-1N (212) Iroquois 1976 - 2000
ฮ.๖ H-6B Bell 214 Iroquois 1982 - present
ฮ.๖ H-6C Bell 412 SP Iroquois 1992 - present
ฮ.๖ H-6D Bell 412 EP Iroquois 1998 - present
ฮ.๗ H-7 Bell OH-13H (47) Sioux 1972 - 1973
ฮ. H-8 Bell 206B-3 Jet Ranger 1996 - present
ฮ. H-9 Eurocopter AS-332L-2 Super Puma II 1996 - 2003
ฮ. H-10 Sikorsky S-92 2011 - present
ฮ.๑๑ H-11 Eurocopter EC725 Cougar 2015 - present
Aerial mapping Aircraft
บผท. BPhTh-1 Cessna 411 1982 - 1989
บผท.๒ BPhTh-2 Beech Queen Air A-80 1982 - 1986
บผท.๒ก BPhTh-2A Beech Queen Air B-80 1982 - 1989
บผท. BPhTh-3 Beech King Air E-90 1982 - 1989
บผท. BPhTh-4 Rockwell 690 Commander 1982 - 1988
บผท. BPhTh-5 Beech 200 Super King Air 1993 - present
Aerial mapping Helicopter
ฮผท. HPhTh-1 Bell 206 Jet Ranger 1982 - 1987
ฮผท. HPhTh-2 Kawasaki / Bell 47G 1982 - 1985
ฮผท. HPhTh-3 Bell 412EP 2011 - present
ฮผท. HPhTh-4 Eurocopter EC-155 2014 - present

- Last update 27. December 2012

Written 1. November 2003

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