PH Air Force’s UH-1H helicopters back in action to give aid to Typhoon Odette-hit localities in Visayas, Mindanao

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The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has resumed limited operations with its UH-1H “Huey” combat utility helicopters, which were previously grounded and stored to assist with ongoing relief efforts in the Typhoon Odette-battered Visayas and Mindanao regions. The UH-1Hs were grounded and placed in storage following a fatal crash that killed at least six PAF personnel… Continue reading PH Air Force’s UH-1H helicopters back in action to give aid to Typhoon Odette-hit localities in Visayas, Mindanao

PH Air Force assist in delivering COVID-19 vaccines to Fuga Island

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The North Luzon Command (NOLCOM) aided the Department of Health (DOH) and Aparri’s local government unit (LGU) in delivering the vaccine to one of Cagayan province’s islands in order to help speed up the reduction of COVID-19 cases in the country. The Philippine Air Force (PAF) Tactical Operations Group 2 delivered 1,219 anti-COVID-19 vaccines to… Continue reading PH Air Force assist in delivering COVID-19 vaccines to Fuga Island

PAF transport relief goods to Typhoon Odette-affected localities in Visayas, Mindanao

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The Philippine Air Force is constantly transporting relief supplies and other equipment to regions affected by Typhoon Odette. The PAF has carried 2,275 tons of relief supplies, including rice, water, canned foods, and toiletries, as well as generator sets and water tanks, as of today. On December 28, 2021, the PAF flew 99 locally stranded… Continue reading PAF transport relief goods to Typhoon Odette-affected localities in Visayas, Mindanao

AFP’s giant aircraft lands again in Sulu

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A giant aircraft of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) successfully landed in Sulu on December 10, 2021. This is the first since the Lockheed C-130 Hercules with tail number 5125 crashed last July 4. The Lockheed C-130 Hercules with tail number 5011, which landed at Jolo Airport earlier today, would ferry 65 military troops from… Continue reading AFP’s giant aircraft lands again in Sulu

5 additional Black Hawk S-70i helicopters turnover to AFP

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has received five brand-new Sikorsky S-71i Black Hawk combat utility helicopters from Poland, bolstering its lift and transport capabilities. “Five brand new Sikorsky 70i BlackHawk helicopters were welcomed into our air fleet last December 3, completing the delivery of 16 units. These five new helicopters will further improve the lift capability… Continue reading 5 additional Black Hawk S-70i helicopters turnover to AFP

PAF gets new Jordan-donated ‘Cobra’ attack helicopter

One of the Philippine Air Force’s (PAF) two Bell AH-1S ‘Cobra’ attack helicopters arrived at the 15th Strike Wing headquarters at the Major Danilo Atienza Air Base (MDAAB) at Sangley Point, Cavite City on Thursday, November 18, 2021. Brig. Gen. Aristotle Gonzalez, commander of the 15th Strike Wing, and other ranking officers of the unit welcomed… Continue reading PAF gets new Jordan-donated ‘Cobra’ attack helicopter

Delivery of S-70i Black Hawk helicopters has been completed — PAF

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The Philippine Air Force (PAF) announced on Tuesday that the delivery of 16 Polish-made S-70i “Black Hawk” combat utility helicopters has been completed. Air Force spokesman Lt. Col. Maynard Mariano told reporters that the last batch of five S-70i “Black Hawk” helicopters arrived at the Clark Air Base in Angeles City, Pampanga on Monday morning.… Continue reading Delivery of S-70i Black Hawk helicopters has been completed — PAF

TOWSOL, TOG 4 personnel conducts bloodletting activity

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The Tactical Operations Wing Southern Luzon (TOWSOL) and Tactical Operations Group 4 (TOG 4) personnel, led by Maj. Philippides B. Jimenez PAF, TOG 4 Deputy Group Commander, and Maj. Ma Ailyn Binasoy PAF, TOWSOL Director for CMO, went to the Philippine Red Cross Lucena Chapter for the ICOW TOWSOL Pre-Anniversary bloodletting activity. The participants in… Continue reading TOWSOL, TOG 4 personnel conducts bloodletting activity

Unknown aircraft spotted in Sorsogon’s airspace

On the morning of September 2, exactly 6:15 AM, an unknown aircraft, which appeared to be a stealth bomber, was observed in the skies of Santa Magdalena, Sorsogon, the same day two FA-50s were dispatched to intercept an unknown contact north east of Pangasinan. At first impression, the aircraft pictured resembles the one observed in… Continue reading Unknown aircraft spotted in Sorsogon’s airspace

Philippine Air Force responds to Mandaluyong fire

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The Philippine Air Force S-76A Nr 206 from the 505th Search and Rescue Group has successfully evacuated people trapped at the Metro Tower Building in Mandaluyong City which caught fire on Thursday, September 2, 2021. A total of 96 civilians were rescued from the top of Mega Tower building. The S-76A helicopter transported the stranded… Continue reading Philippine Air Force responds to Mandaluyong fire