The Philippine Air Force held the Acceptance, Turn-Over and Blessing of FA-50PH Flight Simulator and Facility at 5th Fighter Wing, Basa Air Base, Floridablanca, Pampanga on June 14, 2019 with the Secretary of National Defense, Delfin N Lorenzana as Guest of Honor together with the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Philippines, His excellency Dong-Man Han.
The FA-50PH Flight Simulator is a ground-based simulation training system that can help improve the operational capability of real aircraft through systematic flight training and tactical mission training programs. It also provides the appropriate training environment for pilots by simulating scenarios similar to actual flight operations.
The FA-50PH Flight Simulator and Facility is part of the Horizon I of the AFP Modernization Project. The construction of the facility started last October 19, 2018 and was finished last February 20, 2019 with the Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI) as the contractor.