Published: Jun 01, 2022
Air Force Commander-in-Chief ACM Panpakdee Pattanakul insisted on Wednesday that the Royal Thai Air Force needs a fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter jets to replace three fleets of old and worn-out jets.
Published: Nov 15, 2021
The Royal Thai Airforce (RTAF) on Sunday signed a US$143 million (4.68 billion baht) procurement deal with US military aircraft manufacturer, Textron Aviation Defence, on the first day of the Dubai Airshow.
Published: Feb 26, 2021
Pilots from Air Squadron 7 of the Royal Thai Air Force brought sheets of gold, silver and copper alloy aboard the JAS 39 Gripen fighter jet on Wednesday and flew above the Gulf of Thailand east of Koh Samui in Surat Thani province.
Published: Oct 30, 2020
When Alexandra Jackson joined the West Virginia Air National Guard in 2018, she was looking forward to becoming a pilot with the 167th Airlift Wing, like her father. But at 5-foot-1, three inches shorter than the minimum standard, Jackson soon learned she would need a waiver to fly her unit's C-17 transport plane and one of the two trainer aircraft before that.
Published: Jun 10, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Senate confirmed Gen. Charles Brown Jr. as the next chief of staff of the Air Force on Tuesday, setting the stage for the veteran fighter pilot to become the first black service chief in U.S. military history.