THAI FLYING CLUB
Bangphra Airport
Sriracha 20111
Thailand

Tel / Fax: +6638-777348
Mobile: +6681-9962957
Mobile: 0819962957
info@thaiflyingclub.com
www.thaiflyingclub.com
Closed: Monday & Tuesday (500 Baht Takeoff or Landing Fee if you call Num -- 0894088198)

 

 

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TFC FLEET STATUS
REGISTRATION TYPE COST (wet)
solo
COST (wet)
with instructor on weekend
TRANSPORT FEE
for instructor during week
    STATUS - FEB 2014
HS-PIA C150 5500 Baht / hr 6200 Baht / hr

+800 Baht

    ONLINE
HS-ATE C172 7000 Baht / hr 7700 Baht / hr

+800 Baht

    ONLINE
HS-ATD C150 5500 Baht / hr 6200 Baht / hr

+800 Baht

    WAITING TO BUY PARTS
HS-ATC C150 5500 Baht / hr 6200 Baht / hr

+800 Baht

    OFFLINE
HS-ATJ PA140 n/a unknown

+800 Baht

    WAITING FOR SOMETHING
AVGAS 100LL Liter 76 Baht

 

    Approximately US$2.50 per liter
AOPA THAILAND ASIA NEWS
AOPA & TFC News Archive

29 MAR 2014 -- TFC TUI PARTY -- The TFC TUI PARTY is becoming famous all over Thailand. This Time, Nagashima san returned to feature at the party and to capture the action. Bon Cafe Andy was there. Fernando was in full form singing the Karaoke with Khun Tui, and Rolf was there and reminded everyone that "we are not here for fun." The food was delicious and Captain Jin was there with Captain Toon and Kruu Jira and Kruu Surapol and many Nak Bin Looktungs. The club had a recent visitor Mr Brian with his son Keng to come and check out the flying school and meet all the team. Khun Toon was on hand at the party. He is the faithful TFC "Documentary Officer" who answers everyone's emails and is very kind and polite and helps everyone with their DCA documents. He has now retired from TFC team. Everyone is reminded that you can sponsor a TFC TUI PARTY at anytime -- Just Email Khun Tui to get the ball rolling -- tui@thaiflyingclub.com


Tui & Alongzo singing together -- Nagashima Gang at "TFC TUI" Party -- Brian with Num, Tui, Captain Jin and Keng


7 MAR 2014 -- SUDDEN PHUKET FLY-IN & AIRSHOW -- Khun Suchard has announced that there will be a sudden fly-in and airshow with special visitors from Phuket ATC and Immigration. Tandem skydiving and airplane rides. You can climb the new Phuket Airpark Control Tower and visit enthusiastic aviator Ed's new tent hangar. For more info -- www.phuketairpark.com


5-8 JUN 2014 -- RASAT PRACHUAP RALLY FLYING COMPETITION -- Khun Tang has announced that there will be an RTAF and RASAT Fly-in at the beautiful and mysterious Prachuap RTAF Airbase. Khun George is liason for the event, and he will find out if General Aviation aircraft are permitted to fly in to that airstrip. For more information, contact George -- george@cobraparamotors.com


MAR 2014 -- THAI FLYING SCHOOL ACTIVITY -- Khun Jules reports that there is a lot of General Aviation flying instruction underway at Best Ocean Airpark. It appears that now Thai Flying Club and Best Ocean are the most active airports for private flight instruction. The best schools for commercial flying instruction appear to be IAT at Nakhon Phanom, BAC at Klong 15, CATC at Hua Hin, Royal Sky at Don Muang, and Sriracha Aviation at Sriracha. If you hear of more schools and activity, please let us know. Here is a picture of Kruu Piya at Best Ocean with his students Khun Mikae and Khun Jessadokorn who just soloed their Piper Warrior. Yin Dee.


12-15 JUN 2014 -- SUBANG AIR CARNIVAL -- there will be an international air carnival celebrating the wonders, might, and glamour of the aviation world at the SkyPark Regional Aviation Centre, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SkyPark Subang) on the Shah Alam side of the airport in the state of Selangor, Malaysia this year. The biennial Subang International Air Carnival will be held from 12 15 June 2014 in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2014. The four-day event will be organized in partnership with SkyPark RAC Sdn Bhd and is fully supported by the Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Defence together with all its agencies. Subang IAC 2014 has been created to establish awareness and provide further knowledge on education, career and business prospects that the world of aviation can offer to the expected crowd of more than 100,000 people . The Subang IAC 2014 will feature static and air displays of flying clubs & academies, business jets, military aircraft and assets & commercial airliners together with other industry players. In addition to that, there will also be an exhibition showcasing the future of education and career opportunities in the aviation industry. Therefore, we are extremely excited to cordially invite all of you to join the big celebration. All aviation companies, flying academies and clubs, business and private aircraft owners interested to support this biennial aviation bash by contributing a few assets for static displays as well as a corporate booth for education and career, are most welcome. Space* is FREE and LIMITED and therefore, kindly confirm with us in advance on your interest and participation as well as flight plans. In the meantime, please feel free to communicate with us should you require any assistance. Raja Ridzlan -- rrids@fr-exhibitions.com.my


19 JAN 2014 -- NEW STUDENTS IN BANG PHRA -- We have 6 new students in Bang Phra, and Kruu Jin is working hard flying with them on the weekends. So Far, Roy, Aung, Blues, Johnson, Jerome have started their flying and Turbo from Japan is now ready to go too. Kruu Jin is very happy for the opportunity to get real instructing experience, before possibly moving on to an airline. This is the format that is used in the USA and around the world, where commercial pilots build their flight hours instructing before moving into commercial transport. It is an excellent opportunity for a young Thai instructor to improve his English up to an international standard before working in the airline world. Kruu Jin has already had several of his former fellow students ask him about his experience at TFC, and he says it has been very positive. He also is very proud of his students. Roy has been studying hard for a long time to start flying. Aung wants to start a flying club in Myanmar, so he is very keen. Everybody seems pleased. If you are at TFC and meet any of our new students, please say hi and welcome them to our flying community. Kruu Jin started at TFC in December 2013. He is a graduate of BAC and Royal Sky in Bangkok. He has his CPL, IR, MEL and IP ratings with now over 400 hours. Kruu Jin will also be running the Groundschool at Thai Flying Club. We have the study materials for our students. They can arrange group or solo groundschool sessions with Kruu Jin at the cost of 400 Baht per hour. Study your materials, and then write down your questions for Kruu Jin. If you want to book a lesson -- info@thaiflyingclub.com

       


DEC 2013 -- IAT STUDENTS VISIT TFC -- Kruu Piya invites students from RMUTTO Institute of Aviation Technology to visit the club and learn about General Aviation. TFC Documentary Officer, Khun Toon, gave a lecture to the students about his duties and then Kruu Piya treated the students to a breathtaking aerobatic display in Khun Charn's Extra-300. TFC is always excited to have young University students come and visit to learn more about flying.


28 NOV 2013 -- PHUKET AIRPARK MAKES NORTHERN TOUR -- TFC had honored guests recently. Khun Suchard, the owner of Phuket Airpark, arrived in the beautiful club Zenair U-P99 with their newest invester, Khun Ben, on a grand tour of the North. Ben has been learning to fly at Phuket Airpark under the expert tutelage of Kruu Suchard, and he has also bought a C-172 (HS-BOB), so this was his introduction flight. They flew 6 hours up from Phuket to Bang Phra to visit old friends and to check on all the local airstrips. Then they proceeded up to Klang Dong, Khun Anutin's Golf strip, then to Tantawan. Ben has been overwhelmed by the general aviation activity in Thailand and is really excited about helping Khun Suchard with Phuket Airpark.


NEW RESTAURANT NOW OPEN IN BANG PHRA -- Under new management with Faii, Kwang, Leiw, and Mot Dang -- our very own Bushpilot Restaurant in the clubhouse at Bang Phra is open now and the food is decicious. Also, these ladies offer good food at a good price. Now a coke has gone from 30 Baht per bottle to 12 Baht per bottle, so these girls are keen on business. If you have some time, fly into Bang Phra and have some delicous Thai or Western food on Sat and Sun. Some prices -- Omlette 35B - Breakfast Set 50B - Sandwich 15B - Spaghetti 40B - Stirfried Vegetables 30B - French Fries 20B - Singha Beer 30B.

Thai Sky Adventures "Miss Air Sea Land" at Nong Kor Airport


JUN 2013 -- THAILAND BECOMES SKYDIVING HUB OF ASIA -- Congratulations to Thailand DCA and to Thai Sky Adventures and to Bird Paradise for making Thailand the only place in all of Asia with properly functioning Skydiving Operations. The skydiving operation at Nong Kor Airport near Sriracha now operates up to 22 flights per day with state of the art equipment, instructors, and Pilatus Porter aircraft that climbs to 9,000' in less than nine minutes with up to 10 jumpers (Members and friends of TFC are able to have a 10% discount on Tandem Jumps if they email TFC). Bird Paradise has been in operation for 6 years with an Airvan that climbs to 12,000' and is based in Northeastern Thailand at Sawang Dandin Airport (between Udon Thani and Sakorn Nakorn). Well done Thailand to pioneer general aviation in Asia.


Click to enlarge - FRONTClick to enlarge - BACK26 SEP 2010 -- TFC MEMBERSHIP CARDS ARE READY -- The Thai Flying Club now has TFC MEMBERSHIP CARDS available for members. As of 10 October, we have already made 25 of them. The cost is 300 Baht each. Any member can request one. We need your 1. Name, 2. Membership No, 3. License No, 4. JPG photo, 5. Payment of 300 Baht, and we will make your TFC Membership Card for you in 5 days. The back of the TFC membership card is an IAOPA AIR CREW CARD for Airport Security to allow access to your aircraft and to Hotel Operators requesting the normal courtesy discount for Air Crew. If you lose your TFC membership card, you can replace it at any time, so this is a safer and more convenient way to gain access to your plane on the ramp -- ORDER YOUR TFC CREW CARD.


ACF-50 NOW AT TFC -- The best way in the world to protect your plane from corrosion in Thailand is to spray exposed metal with ACF-50. We now have ACF-50 available in the club in spray bottles for 1,500 Baht per bottle (ask Tui in the office or email info@thaiflyingclub.com). Do not ignore corrosion -- it will kill your airplane -- more info on ACF-50.


WANTED -- FAA IA MECHANIC -- We need an FAA certified IA mechanic to do an annual inspection on a Wilga 80 aircraft with Continental Engine. If you are visiting Thailand and you want more information, then please email TFC. There is also a tremendous demand for any person or company that can repair aircraft avionics in Thailand. There is not any company that can do this. If you know of anyone, please let us know -- Email TFC
FAA A&P MECHANIC IN THAILAND -- Khun Craig lives in Thailand and travels around SEAsia working on N-registered Aircraft. If you need an FAA A&P (Not IA), then email Craig -- craigstuff@hotmail.com


FLYING CLUB INFORMATION

Bush Pilot groundhandlingSAWADEE KAP
Welcome to THAI FLYING CLUB. We are the first and the oldest flying club in the Kingdom of Thailand, and we are committed to the development and promotion of General Aviation. Bang Phra Airport is the most challenging and exciting airport to land in all of Thailand, because we are right next to a mountain. Pilots who learn to land here can land anywhere. We are also the representative to IAOPA in Thailand and Southeast Asia. If you are interested in learning to fly, or if you would like to learn more about sport flying during your visit to Thailand, then please contact us. 
Email Thai Flying Club
Click to view MODERN MAP of ThailandHOW TO FIND US
The Thai Flying Club is located at Bang Phra Airfield (VTBT) about 3 Kilometers East of the small village of Bang Phra. We are about a 90 minute drive Southeast of Bangkok or a 45 minute drive North of Pattaya. If you are coming from Bangkok, you can take a taxi to Sriracha (about 8 km North of Sriracha) to the Bang Phra Golf Club. We are right near the Golf Club and they can direct you. You can also come by Bus: Go to Ekkamai Skytrain Station. Walk to Ekkamai Bus Station. There are buses leaving from Ekkamai Bus Station (in Bangkok) every 30 minutes. Take the bus to SRIRACHA. Ask to get off in BANG PHRA (about 8km North of Sriracha). Near the 7-Eleven shop, you will find many Motorcycle Taxis or Tuk-Tuk Taxis. Ask them to take you to "Snambin Bang Phra" (Bang Phra Airport). The airport is located on University Campus "Kasetsart Bang Phra" near Bang Phra Golf Club. You enter the University and turn right at the clock tower. Stay left, and you will come to the runway. You will see the clubhouse across the runway. Use the Googlemap because finding Thai Flying Club is not easy. Enjoy the adventure.
click here to see DETAILED MAP of BANG PHRAHOURS OF OPERATION
The Thai Flying Club is open five days a week. Wednesday thru Sunday: 08:30-17:00 hrs. These hours are "local time" (Thailand local time is GMT + 7hours). A detailed road map shows directions how to find the club if you are traveling by road from Bangkok or Pattaya. Bang Phra is about 8 Kilometers North of Sri Racha on Sukhumvit Road. Please note that you can use Sukhumvit Road or the Motorway to reach the club. There are several Golf Courses near the club. The club can be opened Monday, Tuesday and on Holidays for landing and departing aircraft (cost 500 Baht fee for Num - Call
0894088198).
Photo by Khun Oh - Dec 2008CONVERSION RATE
The US$ to Thai Baht conversion rate is approximately US$ 1 = somewhere around 30 Thai Baht.
Check current exchange rate for Thai Baht. We accept credit card or cash payments or wire transfer. The club currently has approximately 700 members and 20 aircraft.
BANG PHRA AIRFIELD
Identifier: VTBT
Location: 13*14'N x 100*57.5'E
Elevation: 90 Feet
Runway heading: 05/23
Runway length: 900 Meters
Runway surface: Asphalt
Tower Frequency: 122.3 Mhz
Telephone: 038-777348 and 081-9962957
Pattern Altitude: 800' MSL with left hand circuit. This picture is taken after departing from Runway 23. (caution: high-tension electric wires run parallel to the railway tracks; use VASI when landing Runway 05).
The Bushpilot Clubhouse in Bang PhraClick to enlargeAIRPORT DIAGRAM
The Bang Phra airfield has a mountain on one end of the runway and high-tension wires on the other (click diagram to enlarge). The airfield is very safe once you have been checked out by one of our instructors. Bang Phra is in a beautiful location - surrounded by white beaches along the coast of the Gulf of Thailand, several international standard golf courses, a fresh water reservoir with a bird sanctuary, and several National Parks for viewing wildlife in Thailand. There are several hotels near the flying club.

Captain Taned in the Takatan.MEMBERSHIP
Life Member: 50,000 Baht initial + 2,000 Baht per year. Annual Member: 10,000 Baht per year. You have full voting rights after one year as an Annual Member. Annual Members can become Life Members on their sixth year of membership if they 1. have been an Annual Member for 5 consecutive years, 2. own a share in an aircraft, 3. are in good-standing, 4. pay the annual fee and the life per annum fee on the sixth year (thereafter Life Member fees are only 2,000 Baht per year). Please contact the Flying Club office if you have any questions. This picture shows TFC member Khun Taned in the Wilga (owned by previous TFC President Khun Wichai)

Form to join the Thai Flying Club.
Wiring money to Thai Flying Club
GOOGLE MAP
Bang Phra Airport is visible on the Google Map and you can find a route to get you to the airport from the Motorway or from Sukhumvit.
Bang Phra Airfield Information
Check out Runway 05 "VASI"
Local Map of Bang Phra
Google Map of Bang Phra

Taxi from Suvarnabhumi or Bangkok to the Flying Club

Local hotels near Thai Flying Club.
Hire a motorcycle in Bang Phra.

Order ONC VFR Navigation Maps
Print Thailand Radio Frequencies
Print new AIR GUIDE (revised Aug2008)

Aviation Medical Examiner (FAA Medical in Asia)
FAA flight instructors in Thailand


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Khun Charn about to fly a Tiger Moth in SydneyLOCAL FLYING
There are many local airstrips in the Chonburi area. This area is under U-Tapao Approach control, so General Aviation has been allowed to actively grow. The procedure is to fly with your transponder on and maintain radio contact with U-Tapao Approach on VHF frequency 119.7.
- Print a MAP of Local Airstrips (A4-size Map to use while flying locally).
- View a LARGE detailed MAP of Local Airstrips (to study the area).
- Caution
Flying Hazard near Jomtien Beach (Cable Car and Tower 900')
Bangkok Area Reporting Points -- 2009REPORTING POINTS
The Following are "Reporting Points" around Bangkok used by Bangkok ATC for VFR aircraft. The points are in relation to BKK DVOR (117.7 frequency).
HIN KONG - below 3500' -- Radial 028* / 34.8 DME
BANGNUM PREAW - below 1000' -- Radial 097* / 26.4 DME
BANG PAKONG - below 1500' -- Radial 137* / 34.3 DME
KOH SICHANG - below 4500' -- Radial 167* / 45 DME
SAMUT SAKORN (SIERRA POINT) - below 4500' -- Radial 221* / 27.5 DME
LAMBUA LUANG -- Radial 314* / 23.5 DME
AYUTTAYA
- below 2,500' -- Radial 356* / 28.3 DME

Photo by Khun Oh - Dec 2008OUR AIRCRAFT FLEET
The Thai Flying Club has several aircraft for hire. The approximate hourly dry charge (not including instructor) is listed after each aircraft at the top of the webpage. These aircraft are owned by the club or by club members. The availability of these aircraft depends on their maintenance schedules and the owner's requirements. To determine the current flying status and availability of these aircraft, please contact the club. There is AVGAS available at the club for approximately 67 Baht per liter.

Email the club to reserve an aircraft
The Bushpilot Clubhouse
TFC Articles of Association

FLIGHT TRAINING

OUR INSTRUCTORS
The Thai Flying Club instructors have been professionally trained and are all highly experienced with more than 3,500 hours instruction each. They speak English and have a very high concern for flying safety. During the weekend, the instructor's fee is approximately 800 Baht per hour. During the week, the instructor's minimum fee is approximately 1,500 Baht (for up to two hours) then the normal 800 Baht per hour after that. Prior arrangements must be made with the club to fly with instructors during the week. If you are new to Thailand, please come and visit us to find out more information. We are very busy on the weekends, so please be patient or try to contact us sometime during the week.
HELICOPTER INSTRUCTION
Currently, there is no helicopter instruction available in Thailand. However, there is helicopter instruction available in Malaysia.
GROUND SCHOOL & FLIGHT INSTRUCTION
The Thai Flying Club offers PPL (private pilot) flying courses with a FREE GROUNDSCHOOL. To date, the club has trained and certified many Thai and Foreign students. The club can also help you apply to validate your foreign pilots license for flying in Thailand. The flying course is 60 flight hours and the total cost of learning to fly is about 350,000 Baht. To obtain your Thai PPL, you must 1. CKrittika Toumtongomplete an aviation medical examination (one day in Bangkok Hospital), 2. Join the club (10,000 Baht), 3. Submit an application for SPL (200 Baht), 4. Study in the TFC FREE Groundschool (to receive a letter from TFC), 5. Log 60 hours of flight time, and then you can sit the DCA written exams (given once every 3 months) and take a DCA checkride. The ground school in Bang Phra is FREE for everyone, and you can join anytime you want. The DCA has to do a background check on SPL applicants, so it can take 2-3 months to receive your SPL. Start the process early and begin your groundschool studies, so that your SPL will be ready when you are ready to fly. CONGRATULATIONS to Thailand for this great improvement (it used to take 7 months for foreigners to obtain a SPL). Students can only begin to log hours in their logbook after they have received their SPL. If you think you want to learn to fly, then begin this process immediately, so that you can start flying as soon as your SPL is ready. The club charges an hourly rental rate for the airplane (rates vary with type of plane) and the club charges an hourly fee for instructors (see plane and instructor rates). A prospective student may solo with consent of the instructor (usually after 12-20 hours, depending on frequency of flying) after he has his SPL.
30 minute "INTRODUCTION FLIGHT" - 3,000 Baht weekends. Learn more about Ground School in Bang Phra
Nick & Gaye with the WilgaDOCUMENTS
The Private Pilot (PPL) course. You should bring the following documents to the Flying Club:
- Copy of Passport or ID card (write "certified true copy" and sign it yourself)
- Work Permit or permanent address
- (4) 1"x1" photos
- Membership Application Form 
- Student Pilot License Application Form
Validating your foreign pilots license to fly in Thailand. You will need to do the following:
- Join the Thai Flying Club (10,000 Baht Annual Membership fee)
-
Validate foreign pilot's license Form
- Documents - Passport, Pilot logbook, Medical, Photos ("certified true copy" & signed).
- The Club will write a letter to the DCA for validation.
- Pay 2,000 Baht fee The procedure takes about 2 months for a background check.
- Procedure for validating your foreign pilot's license
- OFFICIAL PAGE of DCA documents

AIRPORTS IN THAILAND

There are many airstrips to explore all over Thailand. Below is a list of links to different airstrips. Many of these airfields are within 1.5 hour flight time from Bang Phra and are good fields for cross-country flights. Some of them are STOL (short take off & landing) strips which require special aircraft and techniques.
Ayutthaya (North of Bangkok) closed
Bang Chong (North of Hua Hin)
Bang Phra (IAOPA)  

Bangkok (Don Muang)
Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi)
Bangkok Police STOL  
Ban Dung airport (Udon province) new
Ban Mae La Na - 19*35.5'x98*13.5' closed
Ban Mai  
Ban Mi (Saraburi)

Ban Thi (Chiang Mai)
Ban Tin Tok closed
Best Ocean Airpark (Bangkok)

Bonanza (Khao Yai) closed
Buddha Mountain (Pattaya) closed
Buriram (East)

Buriram Deepai  
Buriram Club new
Buriram Thunder City new
Chaiyaphum (East)

Chanthaburi (near Trat)
Chao Mai (near Trang) new
Chateaux de Loei
Chiang Kham (North)
Chiang Khong (far North) 
Chiang Klang (North)

Chiang Mai International (North)
Chiang Rai (Northwest)
Chiang Rai Military
Chiang Sen (North) closed
Chumporn (West)
Dan Mu Sae Wa - 20*05'x99*29' closed

Dokkrai (East of Pattaya)
Eastern (Pattaya)
Hat Yai (South)
Hinzon (Prachinburi)
Hua Hin (Southwest of Bangkok)
Kabinburi (near Prachinburi) new
Kamphaeng Saen Military (West)

Kanchanaburi Military (West)  
Khanong Phra (Pak Chong) new
Khon Kaen (Northeast)
Khun Yuam (East)

Khorat Military (Airforce)
Khorat Military (Army)
Khorat Civilian
Kaeng Krajang (Hua Hin)
Klang (Rayong)
Klang Dong (Khao Yai) temporarily closed

Klong 4 (Bangkok)
Klong 15 (Nakhon Nayok)
Koh Chang new

Koh Kud (Mae Si)
Koh Samui (private)
Koktoom (Lopburi) new

Krabi (Southern Thailand)
Lakeside (Pattaya)
Lampang (North)
Lampoon (Chiang Mai)
Loei (North)
Loeng Nok Tha (35nm SSW of Mukdahan) - 16*10'x104*40' closed

Lom Sak (near Petchaboon)
Lopburi (Koke Krathiem Air Force)

Lopburi (Sa Pran Nak)
Lopburi (Pawal)

Mae Hong Song (Northwest)
Mae Sariang  (North)
Mae Si (Koh Kud)
Mae Sot (Northwest)
Muktahan (East)   closed
Nakhon Nayok (Klong 15 Bangkok)

Nakhon Phanom (Northeast)
Nakhon Ratchasima (Khorat Civil)
Nakorn Sawan (Central)
Nakhon Si Thammarat (South)
Nam Phong (North)
Nam Phung Dam (North)

Nan (North)
Nang Rong (near Buriram)
Narathiwat (South)
Nok (Chiang Mai)
Nong Kai (North)
Nong Kor (Nong Khor)
Ongkarak (Bangkok)

Pai (Northwest)
Pantong Airpark (Chonburi) closed
Pattani (South)
Pattaya Airpark
Petchaboon (Central)
Phitsanoluk (Central)
Phrae (North)
Phu Kiew (20km from Chumpae)
Phuket (Southern Thailand)
Phuket Airpark
Phumipol Dam (North of Tak)
Potaram (Ratchburi) ?
Prachinburi Army (East of Bangkok)
Prachom Klao (Prachinburi) new

Prachuap Khiri Khan Military (Hua Hin)
Pranburi Airpark (South of Hua Hin)
Rancho Charnvee (Pak Chong) new

Ranong (Southwest)
Ratchaburi-2 (West of Bangkok) ?

River Kwai (West)
Rob Muang (near Roi Et)
Roi Et (East Thailand)

Sakon Nakhon (Northeast)
Sakon Nakhon Old closed
Sakhon Nakhon (Sawang-Dandin)

Sangklaburi (very near Burma)  
Saraburi (West of Klang Dong)
Saraburi Aeropark (Tango)
Satun (South)
Sawan-Dandin
Sisaket  
Songkhla (South)

Sri Racha (North of Pattaya)
Sukhothai (private)
Surat Thani (Southern Thailand)

Surin (East Thailand)
Tak (Northwest Thailand)
Takhli Military
Tantawan (Saraburi)
Tharyung (petburi) closed
Thoeng (North)
Thongkwao (North) new
Thung Song (South)
Tiger Lakeside (Pattaya)

Trang (South)
Trat Bangkok Airways
Trat Military (near Cambodia)

Trat Forestry Police Airstrip new
Udon Mastertech new
Ubon Ratchatani (East)
Udon Thani (North)
U-Taphao (Rayong)
U-Tong (Suphanburi)
Umphang (TeeLorSu Waterfall)
Uttaradit (North)
Wattana Nakhorn (East)
Wha-En Airport (Prachinburi)
Yala (South)
List of 26 DOA airports in Thailand

Other Airstrips Source
Hebels Airstrip Info & Maps
Ban Bung (East of Bang Phra)
Ban Liam airfield (5 km west of Udon)
Ban Mi (UPGRADED)
Bang Sumphan (Petchaboon)
Chiang Mai Sky Adventure new
Chonburi Flying Club (Bang Phra) closed

Chumpae new
Doi Saket - Tango (Chiang Mai)
Grand Garden (Kanchanaburi) closed
Kamol Farm (Khao Yai) closed
Kho Jan (Chonburi)  

Minburi
MJ (near Lamphun, Chiangmai)
Nakhon Luang (Suphanburi)
Nonthaburi (West of Bangkok)

Sakorn Nakorn Flying Club (near Laos)
Sky Adventure Club (Chiang Mai)
Ta Yang (North of Hua Hin) closed

Recent updates: Dec 2011
yellow indicates items needed

TO ADD AN AIRSTRIP -- EMAIL TOM

Always Check with DCA and refer to Thai AIP to confirm Airport Status and Details.

The Wilga at River Kwai airstrip in Kanchanaburi (click if you want to Fly the Wilga)

 

PARKING & MAINTENANCE

AIRCRAFT OWNERS
You can base your aircraft at Thai Flying Club for 5,000 Baht per month. The club now also has an Experimental Aircraft Wing (for ultralights and light
experimental aircraft). These planes can be kept at the club for 3,000 Baht per month. If you have any questions, please call or Email the Club.
AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE
The Thai Flying Club has qualified aviation mechanics on hand at the club. All of the maintenance activities at the club are supervised and adhere to the strict aviation safety standards of the Thai Department of Civil Aviation. Maintenance fees are approximately 600 Baht / hr.

WEATHER

The weather in Thailand is warm, tropical and very pleasant for flying. If you would like to see the current satellite image of the cloud cover in Thailand, please click the following. There are many links, because sometimes some don't work: Satellite Images of Asia  Satellite Photo  WEATHER.COM  ICAO METAR (4-letter Airport ID)  Metar in SE Asia  Singapore Satellite Wx (240nm radius) Thailand RAIN RADAR (excellent update of rain activity)  Current weather in Thailand (or anywhere)  Short rainy season: Mid-March to Early April. It is hot and humid in April. Heavy Thunderstorms in May. Long rainy season: August through October. Rain stops in October and the wind direction changes direction to favor Runway 05 (17oct2004) (17nov2005) with warm dry wind. December is dry with a lot of smoke from fires. Cool winter nights cause fog in the valleys of Northern Thailand.

CURRENT WEATHER IN CHONBURI

Click for Chonburi, Thailand Forecast

 

OTHER INFORMATION

Le Baron Rouge et sa famile en train de volFLYING CLUBS
The Thai Flying Club has good relations with many flying clubs throughout the region and has conducted several joint flying excursions with some of these clubs.

Thai Aviation History
Tango Squadron
Civil Aviation Training Center (Hua Hin)
Bangkok Aviation Center (Bangkok)

Nakhon Phanom Training Center
604 Flying Squadron (Bangkok)
Grasshopper Flying Club (Nakhon Nayok)
Nok Flying Club
Phuket Flying Club
Pattaya Flying Club
Cambodia Flying Club
Hong Kong Aviation Club
Malaysia DOA  Johor Flying Club  Royal Selangor Flying Club
Singapore Flying Club
Philippines Flying  Omni Aviation (Clark)
Buleleng North Bali Club (link broken)
Dubai Flying Club (link broken)
(Flying CLub List updated Jan 2011)

MAPS

Print Thailand Radio Frequencies
ONC Aviation map chart
Order ONC VFR Navigation Maps
Chonburi Local Airstrips (A4 size)
Chonburi Local Airstrips (large size)
Phang Nga Bay (near Phuket)

Koh Phuket aviation map (Thailand)
Golf Course Locator map (Bang Phra)
Bang Phra road map (to find the club)
Bangkok street map (Thailand)
Koh Sichang road map (Thailand)
Koh Samet road map (Thailand)
Google Map (Bang Phra)

Phnom Penh street map (Cambodia)
Siem Reap street map (Cambodia)
Sihanoukville street map (Cambodia)
Hanoi street map (Vietnam)
Laos map // Large Mac Laos Map
Ayutthaya Temples map

OFFICIAL

How General Aviation can Help Thailand
Thailand Air Navigation Regulations
Thai Ultralight Regulations (in English)
Flight Clearance Application (Foreign Aircraft)
TFC "invitation letter" for foreign aircraft
Foreign Aircraft Experiences flying in Thailand
IAOPA welcome letter to Thai Flying Club
IAOPA advice on development of General Aviation
IAOPA " Crew Card" available at Thai Flying Club

Restricted Flying Areas - Please Do Not Enter!
DCA Aerial Photography Policy

DCA documents to Import aircraft into Thailand
DCA General Aviation Statistics 2002
Email DCA Licensing (Saengchai)
Email DCA Airworthiness Inspector (Sumpun)
Email DCA Flight Ops Inspector (Ithipol)
Email DCA Control Division (Flight Clearances)

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT PROCEDURES

List of Thai Flying Club "Flying Friends" for flying information in other countries
SINGAPORE Flying Adventure into Luang Prabang, LAOS (17-21 Feb 2003)
General Aviation in Laos  in Cambodia  in Vietnam  in Burma  in Nepal
Flight Clearance Application for Foreign Aircraft to fly to Thailand
Flight Clearance for Thai Aircraft to leave Thailand (PIC name must be on 5 year permit)
TFC "invitation letter" for foreign aircraft to land in Bang Phra
Print "General Declaration" Form   IAOPA " Crew Card" available at Thai Flying Club
International Flight Information Manual (USA aircraft)
Procedure to fly to Burma  Procedure to fly to Singapore  Procedure to fly to Cambodia  Procedure to fly to Vietnam
Procedure to fly to Malaysia  Malaysia Airports  Procedure to fly to Laos  Laos Contact  Procedure to fly to China

MAINTENANCE & TECHNICAL

Aircraft Radio & Avionics Repair Station in Thailand
Aircraft Parts from USA (Summit Aviation)
Rotax Parts from USA (Steven Styles)
Halon Fire Extinguisher in Thailand (order/refill)
Sunshields (protect aircraft from sun)
Snap-on Tools in Thailand

ACF-50 (stop aircraft corrosion)
Shipping Aircraft Parts to Thailand (Customs Procedure)
AVGAS locations in Thailand
AEROSHELL Oil in Thailand

Landing & Parking Fees in Thailand
Aircraft Ferry Pilot (export documentation)
Socata parts in Thailand

AVIATION & MISCELLANEOUS

McMurdo Fastfind Plus 406 GPS --- rescue
SPOT satellite GPS --- rescue
Helicopter Training School (New Zealand)
Learn to fly Helicopters in Malaysia
Building your own Airstrip in Thailand
Siam Aviation Association
Paragliding in Pattaya
Building a small aircraft hangar in Thailand
Fly to Teelorsu Waterfall in Umphang
Air Ambulance for Southeast Asia
Charter Super Kingair in Thailand
Horse Riding - Horseshoe Point (Pattaya)
Horse Polo in Thailand
Nut Powder Black Dog Polo
King's Cup Elephant Polo in Thailand
European JAA PPL License in USA (one month)
FAA Private Pilot License in USA (one month)
Latest FAA Airworthiness Directives
International Flight Information Manual
Thai Aviation History Webpage
Many Aviation Links Webpage
The Footer Cup
Haircut in Bang Phra (50 Baht)
Hire an elephant in Bang Phra
IAOPA NEWS - Malaysia IAOPA active again

FUG BIN FREE - 2004
FUG BIN FREE 2548
"OSHTAK" - TFC Winter Tour 2003
Cambodia Flying Adventure - January 2004
OSHDOK 2005 pictures
Learn To Fly - an Introduction
Learn about Thai Fruit
Airplane Restaurant in Bangkok
Aircraft Radio & Avionics Repair (SriRacha)
Indonesia Fly-in 20-23 June 2004
Indonesia Flying Information
Malaysian Eagle-150B visits Thai Flying Club
Moblie Campers and RVs in Thailand
Learn to fly the "WILGA" (tail-dragger)
Bhutan Lacrosse
Rent Mountain Bike in Bhutan
Thai Bush Pilots (nak bin looktung)
Kom Fai (Thai floating sky lanterns)

Dynon All-in-One Instrument for Experimental Aircraft
Thaicessna - Cessna aircraft dealer
Thai General Aviation Statistics 2003
Determining "Abort Point" on Take-Off
Advanced Flight Procedures and Principles
Photo of Thailand's General Aviation Enthusiasts
Mosquito Hammock "underwing camping"
How To Become An Old Pilot
Round-The-World Flights
Aviation Ground School in Thailand
Military Jeeps in Thailand
Are you Left or Right-brain oriented?
Wings Over Asia (aviation webpage)
Miss Siam Flight to China
Checklist for PLZ-104 "Wilga"
Checklist for ZENAIR CH-701
Checklist for KITFOX
Checklist for O-1 "BirdDog"
Checklist for New Eagle
Be Here Now!
"Flight to Down Under"
TFC member starting flying club in Afghanistan

Hot Air Balloons
Pan & David Restaurant (Island of Ko Sichang)

Microleve Corsario - Amphibious Ultralight
Shipping and Ferrying Aircraft (from USA)
Thai Ultralight Regulations (in English)
Ultralight 3rd Party Liability Insurance available
Flying Humor!
Print "General Declaration" Form
Thai Flight Simulator Team
Order genuine ROTAX PARTS direct from USA
PANA Aircraft Insurance (Singapore)
AIRCRAFT INSURANCE (quote direct from a Lloyds Broker)
The Royal & Ancient Order of Bush Pilots
Cambodia Flying Club
Aviaclub Nepal
How to import an aircraft into Thailand
Willem Niemeijer, MD, Khiri Travel. Tel: 029686828
Yangon Apartment to rent in Myanmar
World Aero Clubs (Flying Clubs)
Paisano Polo Academy Singapore
International Tall Ships - Sisters of the Sea


 

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