Rlaf

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Royal Lao Air Force - History - After The End of The RLAF
... Ex-RLAF T-28s were used to bomb Hmong villages ... Imprisoned RLAF pilots were released to fly for their new masters ...
Royal Lao Air Force - History - The RLAF's Role Expanded
... By the time fighting broke out again in Laos, the RLAF had five T-28 pilots trained at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia to fly the T-28s that were supplied in July and August 1963 to ... The United States also supplied the RLAF with bombs and rockets, although temporarily withholding fuses as a means of control ... who had defected from the Royal Thai Air Force to the RLAF, defected once more in September 1963 ...
Royal Lao Air Force - History - American Response To The Soviets
... prompt Thailand to supply six AT-6 Texans to the RLAF as a light strike capability on 9 January 1961 ... The RLAF augmented its pilots' ranks with four volunteer Thai pilots from the Royal Thai Air Force's 63rd Squadron, who began flying missions by mid February ... The RLAF was temporarily nearly wiped out ...
Thao Ma - Aviation Service
... In 1964, as the air war in Laos heated up, Thao Ma led the RLAF's T-28s in raids against the Ho Chi Minh Trail and in support of Vang Pao's guerrilla forces in northeast Laos ... Although his personal involvement led to high esprit de corps in the RLAF, Thao Ma came into conflict with other Lao generals, as his whole-hearted commitment ... The generals' counter was to move the RLAF headquarters to Savannakhet the T-28 pilots there tended to be Thai rather than Lao ...
Chronology of The Laotian Civil War - 1964–65: Escalation and US Air Force Involvement
... The RLAF also began augmenting its ranks with Thai volunteer pilots in 1964 ... pilots, Waterpump encouraged cooperation between the RLAF and the Royal Thai Air Force ... It was also tasked, as a last resort, to augment the RLAF to counter a renewed Communist offensive in Laos ...