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Dassault Alpha Jet A

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Aircraft of the Royal Thai Air Force
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Development

Entwicklung

 

     
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Variants

Versionen

           
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Operational history

Einsatzgeschichte

 

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.

 

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.

 

The plane is designated Attackplane No. 7 (BJ.7 .).

 

Die Maschine wird als Angrffsflugzeug No.  7 (BJ.7 .)  bezeichnet.

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231 Sqn. 23. Wing

231 Sqn. 23. Wing

231 Sqn. 23. Wing

 

 

231 Sqn. 23. Wing

231 Sqn. 23. Wing

231 Sqn. 23. Wing

 

 

 

231 Sqn. 23. Wing

231 Sqn. 23. Wing

 
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Specifications Dassault Alpha Jet 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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Pictures

Bilder

  RTAF-088-010.jpg (51295 Byte) RTAF-088-077.jpg (83609 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 ..
  RTAF-088-007.jpg (28293 Byte) ..
  Alpha Jet 23132 minus Tailmarkings (Picture collection Phakphum Tangkijjrak

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) ..
  RTAF-088-074.jpg (52733 Byte) RTAF-088-075.jpg (49168 Byte) RTAF-088-076.jpg (51997 Byte) ..
  Special Markings on the Alphajet 23134 (Photo collection of Steve Penn) Special Markings on the Alphajet 23134 (Photo collection of Steve Penn) Special Markings on the Alphajet 23134 (Photo collection of Steve Penn)

More Pictures

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Dassault Alpha Jet A
Type

Thai Serial

Reg.

s/n

Delivered

Withdrawn

Remarks

Alpha Jet A BJ.7-1/44 23111 0149 / 41+49 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-2/44 23112 0156 / 41+56 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-3/44 23113 0158 / 41+58 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-4/44 23114 0163 / 41+63 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-5/44 23115 0166 / 41+66 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-6/44 23121 0126 / 41+26 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-7/44 23122 0137 / 41+37 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-8/44 23123 0167 / 41+67 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-9/44 23124 0168 / 41+68 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-10/44 23125 0172 / 41+72 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-11/44 23131 0174 / 41+74 2001 7. May 2002 Crashed in storm at Nong Bua Lamphu province. 1 KIA
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-12/44 23132 0175 / 41+75 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-13/44 23133 0003 / 40+03 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-14/44 23134 0027 / 40+27 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-15/44 23135 0125 / 41+25 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-16/44 23141 0134 / 41+34 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-17/44 23142 0136 / 41+36 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-18/44 23143 0145 / 41+45 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-19/44 23144 0161 / 41+61 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A BJ.7-20/44 23145 0164 / 41+64 2001 present -
Alpha Jet A none - 0005 / 40+05 2001 ? Spare
Alpha Jet A none - 0011 / 40+11 2001 ? Spare
Alpha Jet A none - 0138 / 41+38 2001 ? Spare
Alpha Jet A none - 0153 / 41+53 2001 ? Spare
Alpha Jet A none - 0159 / 41+59 2001 ? Spare
Alpha Jet A none - 0165 / 41+65 2001 ? Spare
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Written 1. November 2005

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