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Centennial of RTAF Founding Fathers' Aviation - 1st Series (2012)

 

Nieuport 11 (WWI trainer monoplane)    Breguet Type III (biplane)

Boriphat (bomber aircraft) flying over the Yamuna River and the Taj Mahal in Agra, in December 1929    Mitsubishi Ki-30 (light bomber aircraft)

Grumman F8F Bearcat (fighter aircraft)    Republic F-84G Thunderjet (turbojet fighter-bomber)

North American F-86 Sabre (transonic jet fighter)    Northrop F-5A Freedom Fighter (light supersonic fighter)

 

 Issue Name: Centennial of RTAF Founding Fathers' Aviation (1st Series)
 Thai Issue Name: 100 ปี การบินของบุพการีทหารอากาศ ชุดที่ 1
 Issue Date: 2012/2555-04-09
 Cause: To mark the establishment of the Royal Thai Air Force on 9 April 1937, which was formerly known as the Department of Aviation under the Ministry of Defence, as well as to commemorate the Centennial of Royal Thai Air Force's Founding Fathers.
 Catalogue Number: 2012/30-37
 Denomination: 3 Baht (all designs)
 Unused Value: 4 Baht (8 designs)
 Complete Set: 32 Baht (unused), 8 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 30 x 48 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 500,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Chan Wanich Security Printing Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Different models of Army aircraft once used by the Royal Thai Air Force, that celebrate the establishment of the Air Force: 1. Nieuport 11 (WWI trainer monoplane); 2. Breguet Type III (biplane); 3. Boriphat (bomber aircraft) flying over the Yamuna River and the Taj Mahal in Agra, in December 1929; 4. Mitsubishi Ki-30 (light bomber aircraft); 5. Grumman F8F Bearcat (fighter aircraft); 6. Republic F-84G Thunderjet (turbojet fighter-bomber); 7. North American F-86 Sabre (transonic jet fighter); Northrop F-5A Freedom Fighter (light supersonic fighter)
 Related Link: Founding Fathers of the Royal Thai Air Force, Boriphat, Krasuang Kalaahome, kong thap, Phraya, Yamuna River, Taj Mahal, Farman, Royal Thai Air Force Museum, Jet Fighters Monument