Just quickly, do New Mandala readers have anything to add to this report of recent royal aeronautical feats. The report makes it sounds like the Thai Crown Prince has been flying around “on a 4-5 week tour of European airports”. My brief searches of royal news don’t turn up any further details but I expect many readers will be keen to learn more. Last year there was word (reported here on New Mandala) that the prince was receiving flight training in Sweden. Is this the same thing?

On an unrelated note, readers may also be interested in this recent article that asks the imponderable, “What happens when the king goes?