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 (Photo courtesy of  Christian Stuerchler).  (Photo courtesy of  Phakphum Tangkijjarak).

History

The Alpha Jet is only used by the 231 Sqn "Hunters" in Udon Thani. All the planes are former german jets. 

The Alpha Jet's where called BJ-7 (Attackplane No. 7) in the RTAF. Between 2005 and 2006 all planes were equipped with chaff and flare dispensers at the tail of the plane.

Geschichte

Die Alpha Jet wird nur von der 231 Staffel "Hunters"  in Udon Thani verwendet. Die Maschinen sind frühere Jets der deutschen Luftwaffe.

Die Alpha Jets erhielten die Bezeichnung BJ-7 (Angriffsflugzeug Nr. 7) in der RTAF. Zwischen 2005 und 2006 wurden alle Maschinen mit Düppelwerfern im Heck ausgerüstet. 

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Pictures

Bilder

RTAF-088-010.jpg (51295 Byte) RTAF-088-077.jpg (83609 Byte) RTAF-088-007.jpg (28293 Byte)
Training at Fürstenfeldbruck in Germany  (Photo courtesy of  Phakphum Tangkijjarak). Training at Fürstenfeldbruck in Germany  (Photo courtesy of  Phakphum Tangkijjarak). Line Up of the Alpha Jets at RTAFB Udon (Picture collection Phakphum Tangkijjrak Line Up of the Alpha Jets at RTAFB Udon (Picture collection Phakphum Tangkijjrak Alpha Jet 23132 minus Tailmarkings (Picture collection Phakphum Tangkijjrak

More Pictures
see Page 2

Alpha Jet A BJ.7-1/44 23111 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)

Alpha Jet A BJ.7-18/44 23143 the only one in the old camouflage Norm 72 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)

A proud class of Alpha Jet pilots at Udon 2001 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)

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Serial, Dassault Alphajet A
Typ Thai Serial s/n Buzz Sqn / Wing Base Delivered Withdrawn Remarks
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-1/44 0149 / 41 + 49 23111 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-2/44 0156 / 41 + 56 23112 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-3/44 0158 / 41 + 58 23113 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-4/44 0163 / 41 + 63 23114 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-5/44 0166 / 41 + 66 23115 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ....
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-6/44 0126 / 41 + 26 23121 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-7/44 0137 / 41 + 37 23122 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-8/44 0167 / 41 + 67 23123 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-9/44 0168 / 41 + 68 23124 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-10/44 0172 / 41 + 72 23125 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-11/44 0174 / 41 + 74 23131 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 7.5.2002 Crashed in storm at Nong Bua Lamphu province. 1 KIA
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-12/44 0175 / 41 + 75 23132 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-13/44 0003 / 40 + 03 23133 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-14/44 0027 / 40 + 27 23134 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-15/44 0125 / 41 + 25 23135 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-16/44 0134 / 41 + 34 23141 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ....
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-17/44 0136 / 41 + 36 23142 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-18/44 0145 / 41 + 45 23143 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-19/44 0161 / 41 + 61 23144 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-20/44 0164 / 41 + 64 23145 231 Sqn /23 Wing RTAFB Udon Thani 2001 present ...
Alpha Jet A none 0005 / 40 + 05 ... Spare ... 2001 .... ...
Alpha Jet A none 0011 / 40 + 11 ... Spare ... 2001 ... ...
Alpha Jet A none 0138 / 41 + 38 ... Spare ... 2001 ... ...
Alpha Jet A none 0153 / 41 + 53 ... Spare ... 2001 ... ...
Alpha Jet A none 0159 / 41 + 59 ... Spare ... 2001 ... ...
Alpha Jet A none 0165 / 41 + 65 ... Spare ... 2001 ... ..
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Specifications

Dassault Alphajet A

Wingspan

Spannweite

9.11 m

Length

Länge

13.23 m

Height

Höhe

4.19 m

Wing area

Flügelfläche

17.50 m²

Engine

Motor

2× SNECMA Turbomeca Larzac 04-C5 turbofans, 13.24 kN each

Maximum speed

Höchstgeschwindigkeit

1,000 km/h

Empty weight

Leergewicht

3,515 kg

Loaded weight

Startgewicht

5,000 kg

Climb Rate

Steigrate

57 m/s

Service ceiling

Gipfelhöhe

14,630 m

Range

Reichweite

610 km

Armament

Bewaffnung

1× 27 mm cannon in centreline gun pack
up to 2,500 kg Bombs

Capacity Zuladung

Crew 2

                   

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Written 1. November 2005

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