Prajadhipok (aircraft)

The Prajadhipok, also known as Fighter Type 5, was a single-seat fighter, the second indigenous Siamese aircraft design.

In 1929, Lieutenant Colonel Luang Neramit Baijayonta designed the aircraft, which was named Prajadhipok after His Majesty King Prajadhipok (Rama VII). It was the second aircraft designed and built in Siam and the first Siamese designed and built fighter, now called Fighter Type 5.

Prajadhipok (aircraft)
Class Aircraft
Type Fighter
Manufacturer Royal Thai Air Force
Origin Thailand (Siam)
Country Name Origin Year
Thailand (Siam) 1929
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Thailand (Siam) View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Royal Thai Air Force View

Role Fighter
Manufacturer Royal Siamese Air ForceManufacturing Division
Designer Lieutenant Colonel Luang Neramit Baijayonta
Introduction 1929
Primary user Directorate of Air Force, Royal Siamese Army

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