Armed Forces Overviews
Royal Thai Army
Royal Thai Army
C295W 16150 landing at Bangkok-Don Muang.
Photo: January 2019, Marco Dirkx
Bangkok/Bang Khen
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 13°52'07"N 100°35'38"E
Elev: 19 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
RTA Wing

AATD Heli AW139
AW149
Bangkok/Don Muang (VTBD)
Rwy: 03L/21R, 03R/21L
Pos: 13°54'"N 100°36'"E
Elev: 9 ft
Army Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
First Army

1st Infantry Division Aviation Company Bell 206B-3
UH-72A
TH-300C
King's Guard
RTA Wing

AATD Fixed Wing RTA VIP sq Be 1900C-1
BAe J4100
CASA 212
C295W
ERJ135LR
Both the Navy and the Army are using ERJ135LR for VIP transport. 1124 joined the Army fleet late 2009.
Photo: Erwin van Dijkman
Heliports
(in Thailand )
Pos: 15°32'12"N 100°59'33"E
Wing Location Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
RTA Wing

Aranyaphrathet (13°41'48.00"N, 102°29'40.06"E)


Chachoensgsao (13°39'37.05"N,101°5'55.97"E)


Chiang Mai-Mae Rim (18°53'5.68"N, 98°57'4.17"E)


Prachin Buri (14° 8'21.96"N,101°22'28.23"E)


Ratachaburi ( 13°34'23.36"N,99°45'13.41"E)


Saraburi (14°30'50.29"N,100°55'6.91"E)


Ubon (15°11'28.84"N,104°52'43.62"E)
Kanchanaburi/Camp Surasri
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 14°07'33"N 099°26'52"E
Elev: 190 ft
Army Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
First Army

9th Infantry Division Aviation Company Bell 212
Bell 206B-3
TH-300C
Bell 206B-III 4361 hovering at Kanchanaburi with Bell 212 35002 in the background.
Photo: 7 January 2019, Marco Dirkx
Korat/Camp Suranaree
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 14°57'15"N 102°04'25"E
Elev: 639 ft
Army Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Second Army

3rd Infantry Division Aviation Company Bell 206
U-17
TH-300C
Lop Buri/Sa Pran Nak (VTBH)
Rwy: 01/19, 06/24, HEL
Pos: 14°57'00"N 100°38'37"E
Elev: 95 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
RTA Wing

Army School of Flying T-41B
UH-72A
Enstrom 480B
MX-7
TH-300C


1st Aviation Battalion AS550C3
UH-1H
Bell 212
AW139P
AW149
Hummingbird


2nd Aviation Battalion UH-1H
Bell 212
Freebird


3rd Aviation Battalion AH-1F
UH-1H
Bell 212
Raptor


9th Aviation Battalion UH-1H
Bell 212
UH-60L/M
Blackhawk


21st Aviation Battalion Be200
U-17B
Searcher Mk II (UAV)
Hermes 450 (UAV)
Blackbird


41st Aviation Battalion UH-1H
UH-72A
EC145 T2 (H145)
Mi-17V-5
Goliath
At Sa Pran Nak also the Army Maintenance is undertaken.
The Air Base is also the storage place for decommisioned Army aircraft.
Aviation Battalion is the translation for 'Kong Pan Bin Tee Neung'.
February 2011 in a suprise move three Mi-17s were delivered to the Army.
Photo: Hans Rolink
Long time serving type in pilot training is the T-41B Mescalero.
Photo: Dick Lohuis
Nakhon Sawon (VTPN)
Rwy: 23/05
Pos: 15°40'"N 100°08'"
Elev: 113 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
RTA Wing

1st Cavalry Division Aviation Company Bell 206B-3
T-41B
TH-300C
Sky Phoenix
Until about 2018 the unit operated from Phetchabun (VTPB) (Fort Phorkhunpameung)
Nakhon Si Thammarat (VTSF)
Army Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Fourth Army

5th Infantry Division Aviation Company Bell 206B-3
TH-300C
Phitsanulok (VTPP)
Rwy: 14/32
Pos: 16°47'"N 100°16'"E
Elev: 144 ft
Army Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Third Army

4th Infantry Division Aviation Company UH-72A
TH-300C
The Hughes TH-300C is still widely used by the Army as demonstrated on static display at Bung Ta Lua water park by this 1339.
Photo: Frank Mink, Tristar Aviation
Prachin Buri/Camp Jakapong
Rwy: HEL
Pos: 14°08'21"N 101°22'28"E
Elev: 96 ft
Army Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
First Army

2nd Infantry Division Aviation Company Bell 206B-3
TH-300C
Queen's Guard
Roi Et (VTUV)
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 16°07'00"N 103°46'26"E
Elev: 450 ft
Army Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Second Army

6th Infantry Division Aviation Company Bell 206B-3
TH-300C
Tak/Mae Sot (VTPM)
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
RTA Wing

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Aircraft on detachment can be seen here.
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