All Royal Lao Air Force T-28 pilots took the radio call sign Chao Pha Kao or CPK, which literally translates to mean "Lord White Buddha", a reference to a mystical sect of monks who wore white rather than the traditional saffron or brown robes. 

Nok Ka Tenh was the callsign for the FACs pilots usually flying slower scouting planes like the Cessna O-1 or L-19, to attract the enemy as to give away their position.

The following is a list of the many pilots who fought and served their country during the Secret War in Laos that took place between 1960-1975.  If you have any information to share or would like to add to the list please email us @ rlafproject@gmail.com

Dedicated to all the pilots who wore the wings of the RLAF.
                   RLAF Pilot Roster
This is in no way a complete roster.  If you or anyone you know would like to be added, please contact us

Col. Concy Phimphavong (1934-2006)

3rd Tactical Fighter Bomber Wing Commander LS-39 (1971-1975) 

Region: MR-III

Base: L-39

Aircraft: UH-34

Callsign: Chaophakao White

Kham Phiou Manivanh

Region: MR-II

Base: LS20A

Aircraft: T-28, C/AC-47, C-123K

Callsign: Chaophakao Red & Spooky 13

1st Lt. Sinouane Khamvongsa

Region: MR-V/ MR-I/ MR-III

Base: L08/ L54/ L39

Aircraft: O-1/ T-28/ T38

Callsign: Chaophakao Son / Mustang Black

Region: MR-III
Base: L-39
Aircraft: T-28

Callsign: Chaophakao Brown

Region: MR-III
Base: L-39
Aircraft: UH-34

Callsign:

Lt. Khampane (19xx-1975)

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Base:

Aircraft: T-28

Callsign: Chaophakao

Lt. Deune

Region: MRIII/ MRII

Base: L-39/ LS-20A

Aircraft: T-28

Callsign: Chaophakao

Sisouk Phrasavath

Region: MR-III

Base: L-39

Aircraft:T-28

Callsign: Chaophakao

Lt. Bounthiem

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Base:

Aircraft:

Callsign:

Lt. Sodarath

Region: MR_III

Base: L-39

Aircraft: T-28/ O-1

Callsign: Chaophakao / Nok Ka Tenh 301

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Maj. Vang Sue. KIA Oct. 18, 1972.

Region: MRII

Base: LS-20A

Aircraft: T-28

Callsign: Chaophakao

Khammouang Vilayphone, aka Hollywood

Region: 

Base: LS-

Aircraft: T-28

Callsign: Chaophakao

Bounteum Molaikham

Region: 

Base: LS-

Aircraft: T-28

Callsign: Chaophakao

Somnuk Souphanpriaxa aka (Nuckie).

Region: 

Base: LS-

Aircraft: T-28

Callsign: Chaophakao

Lt. Col. Lee Lue (19xx - 1969)

Region: MR-II

Base: LS-20A

Aircraft: T-28

Callsign: Chaophakao

Lt. Phoubane Phommasen

Region: MR-III
Base: L-39
Aircraft: T-28

Callsign: Chaophakao - Nok Ka Tenh 302

Lt. Yang Bee

Region: MR-III
Base: LS-20A
Aircraft: T-28

Callsign: Chaophakao

Lt. Bouathong Kongkindavong and Sgt Nikhom

Region: MR-III
Base: L-39
Aircraft: T-28

Callsign: Chaophakao

Pradith Phonasa

Region: MR-III
Base: L-39
Aircraft: T-28

Callsign: Chaophakao

Lamphanh Vongkosy

Region: MR-II
Base: LS-20A
Aircraft: T-28

Callsign: Chaophakao

Lt Amphavanh

Region: MRII

Base: LS-20A

Aircraft: T-28

Callsign: Chaophakao

John Boun Chanh Sayavong

Region: MR-II

Base: LS20A

Aircraft: T-28

Callsign: Chaophakao

Sayfa Thongsavanh

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Aircraft:

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Lt. Sevanh

Region:

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Aircraft:

Callsign: Chaophakao

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