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Date: 13 January 2007
Static: 1408/158658 A-7E 104sq 3108/161176 AV-8S 301sq 2306 Bell 214ST 203sq 1311 CeT337H-SP 103sq 1113 Do228-212 101sq 1203/10676 F27-200ME 102sq 3205 S-70B-7 302sq 2314 S Lynx Mk110 203sq Flightlines/flying: 1x Do228-212 RThai Navy (Kh19-26/38/)40308/90021 F-16A 403sq (Kh18Kh-10/21/)70113/61673 F-5E 701sq HS-AZA Eagle 150 nn Three or four more F-16s did some impressive airfield attackstyle demos, but didn’t land and were not identified. Hangars: 2301, 28133 Bell 214ST wfu 2302, 2304, 2307 Bell 214ST 203sq Active helicopter apron: 2313 S Lynx Mk110 203sq 3203, 3204 S-70B-7 302sq Stored under shelters: (1401)/01, (1402)/02 A-7E wfu 1403, (1404)/04 A-7E wfu 1405/05, 1407 A-7E wfu 1411, 1414 A-7E wfu 1415, 1416, (1418)/18 TA-7C wfu 3105/5, 3106/6, 3109/9 AV-8S wfu cocooned All of these jets were in poor condition and were missing many parts. More unmarked Corsairs were seen here, but the exact number is unknown. Others: (156773) TA-7C dump near terminal (159300), (160539) A-7E dump near terminal (7475) O-1A pres near terminal 1265/151265 HU-16B pres gate 2x F27 RThai Navy RA-85733 Tu-154M UTair RA-85805 Tu-154M UTair RA-86493 IL-62M Dalavia RA-86533 IL-62M Aeroflot c/s Plus an unknown number (15 to 20 in total?) of other Russian charters, including at least two Vladivostok Air Tu-154 and an IL-62, which could have been either UN-86505 or UN-86506. Confirmation would be most welcome!