PAF WELCOMES NEWLY-ACQUIRED C-295M FROM SPAIN  

Submitted by AFPAO on Tue, 11/12/2019 - 15:30

The C-295M #177 was formally accepted and turned over to the Philippine Air Force and was subsequently blessed on November 11, 2019, at the Haribon Hangar, Clark Air Base, Air Force City, Mabalacat, Pampanga with the Secretary of National Defense, DELFIN N LORENZANA, as Guest of Honor.
 
The C-295M aircraft was acquired by the Department of National Defense from Spain’s Airbus Defense and Space (ADS) as part of the Command and Control Fixed-Wing Turbo Prop Acquisition (C2FWTPA) Project under the Revised AFP Modernization Program.
 

ROYAL MALAYSIAN AIR FORCE VISITS THE PHILIPPINES

Submitted by AFPAO on Mon, 11/11/2019 - 11:08

IN PHOTOS: The Philippines Air Force (PAF) hosted the Junior Officers Exchange Visit Program (SJOEVP) in Manila, Philippines from November 5-8, 2019 while the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) hosted the Senior Officers Exchange Visit Program in Malaysia from November 5-10, 2019. 

The MALPHI SJOEVP is an engagement between the two (2) Air Forces through exposure to respective Air Forces’ operations and observation of each country’s vast heritage and culture.  It aims to further enhance the existing bilateral relations between the PAF and the RMAF. 

29TH YEAR OF THE CODE OF CONDUCT AND ETHICAL STANDARDS FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL IN THE AFP

Submitted by AFPAO on Fri, 11/08/2019 - 13:40

The Philippine Air Force simultaneously commemorated the 29th Year of the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Military Personnel in the AFP on 28 October 2019 during the Monday Flag Raising Ceremony in the different PAF Bases. The renewal of the pledge of allegiance to the AFP Code of Conduct and the message of the Chief of Staff, AFP were read by the most senior Officer present, to wit:

MGEN BACLAYON BIDS FAREWELL TO THE HELI-LIFTERS

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 11/06/2019 - 17:01

MGEN ALEJANDRO A BACLAYON AFP, Commander, Air Mobility Command, paid a farewell visit last 04 November 2019 to the 205th Tactical Helicopter Wing prior to his would-be retirement from the military service. A “talk-to-men” was conducted inside the Base Operations, BGBNEAB, Lapu-Lapu City, where he shared his farewell message to all the men and women of the 205THW.

PAF PARTICIPATES DURING THE JUNIOR ENLISTED LEADERSHIP FORUM IN CANADA

Submitted by AFPAO on Wed, 11/06/2019 - 10:07

The Philippine Air Force participated during the Junior Enlisted Leadership Forum (JELF) 2019 held at 17th Wing, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on October 21-25, 2019. The activity was hosted by the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), United States Air Force (USAF) and Pacific Air Force (PCAF). Sgt Isaias B Mauricio II PAF and Sgt Donalyn B Borela PAF participated during the said activity along with the other 7 (seven) countries.

PHILIPPINE AIR FORCE CONTINUOUS SUPPORT TO THE EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS IN MINDANAO

Submitted by AFPAO on Mon, 11/04/2019 - 08:39

The PAF is working round the clock in providing air transportation of relief goods and other essential items to thousands of families affected by a series of earthquakes in Central and Eastern Mindanao.

An AW109 immediately conducted Rapid Damage Assessment & Needs Analysis (RDANA) over Tulunan, Cotabato to assess the extent of the damage of the earthquake on 30 October 2019.