A new venue has opened in Bangkok, Thailand, featuring a number of classic airliners as part of the landscape.
The Niagara N Garden is located a few miles west of Bangkok. Its address is 102 Wang Taku, เมือง Nakhon Pathom 73000.
As well as sipping a coffee or enjoying some great food, you can also enjoy walking on the wing or through the fuselage of some classic airliners like a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar and NAMC YS-11.
As you can see from these pictures, the planes have been opened up to reveal their construction, as well as providing spaces to enjoy food and drink.
The aircraft present are:
HS-AXA (cn 1147), L-1011-385
This aircraft started life with Delta Air Lines as N722DA in 1977. It joined Thai Sky Airlines in 2005 as HS-AXA, and was damaged by floods at Bangkok Don Mueang airport in 2011.
HS-KVA (cn 2133), NAMC YS-11A-500R
Delivered to All Nippon Airways in 1970 as JA8761, this aircraft transferred to Air Phuket in 2003 as HS-KVA. It was retired a year later.
B.TL6-2/22 (cn AT-072), Swearingen SA226AT Merlin 4A
A former Royal Thai Air Force transport aircraft, which is now positioned alongside the TriStar at the Niagara N Garden site.
B.KHF1-1/37 (cn 365404), Aero L-39 Albatros
A Royal Thai Air Force trainer jet aircraft. Now preserved at the Niagara N Garden.
So, next time you’re in Bangkok why not seek out this unique venue for great food and drink, and step aboard these classic airliners?