Takhli RTAFB

Air Force Misc.    Misc. F105 pictures   Thailand Maps   EB-66  355th details

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sept. 1968-69 The little black square on the bottom of the plane below the cockpit is our radar cover.

Our electronics panel is above on the right side of the plane.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not my picture, but it shows someone standing on our mobile test equipment working on our doppler units.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doppler APN-131

 

Our Doppler equipment bay is on the left side (open panel below the cockpit)

 

 

 

 

 

Our test equipment had to be towed out by a maintenance van

 

 

Cables out of our mobile test equipment. No idea who the person in the picture is.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cluster bombs - Main bomb opens up and delivers hundreds of small bombs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EB-66

 

EB-66 This was an ECM (Electronic Counter Measures) plane, modified from the old B-66 bombers.

I also worked on their doppler radar a bit at Takhli.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vietnam War Honors
355th SPS at Takhli, Campaign Streamers
Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II, 9 March 1967 – 31 March 1968.
Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III, 1 April – October 1968.
Vietnam Air Ground, 22 January 1968 – 22 February 1969
Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV, 1 November 1968 – 22 February 1969.
TET 69/Counteroffensive, 23 February – 8 June 1969.
Vietnam Summer-Fall, 9 June – 31 October 1969.
Vietnam Winter-Spring, 1 November 1969 – 30 April 1970.
Sanctuary Couteroffensive, 1 May – 30 June 1970.
Southwest Monsoon, 1 July – 30 November 1970.
Commando Hunt V, 1 December 1970 – 14 May 1971.
Presidential Unit Citations
1 January – 10 October 1966;
11 – 12 Aug and 24 – 28 October 1967.
Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat "V" Device:
12 April 1967 – 11 April 1968;
1 July 1969 – 24 November 1970.
Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:
1 October 1976 – 31 May 1978;
1 July 1978 – 31 December 1979;
1 June 1980 – 31 May 1981;
15 December 1991 – 1 August 1993.
Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross, with Palm:
1 April 1966 – 7 March 1967.
366th SPS at Takhli
Campaign Streamers
Vietnam Ceasefire, 30 March 1972 – 28 Jan 1973.
Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross, with Palm:
1 April 1966 – 31 October 1972.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EB-66 lost

 

My pictures

 

 

 

F105  8311  4259  0530  -----  EB66  4434  4536

 

 

 

 

 

 

An F-105 flamed out and crashed right outside our barracks

 

 

 

Another crash - This one was from our sister F105 base at Korat (I can tell by the JE on the tail)

 

 

Four F105s ready for takeoff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Air Force Misc.

 

 

Flight line logs from a former Takhli airman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Misc. F105 pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

355th details