21 Oktober 2015
PAF S-211 aircraft (photo : flyboy)
Engine of S-211 jet trainer up repairs
MANILA (PNA) -- One of Philippine Air Force (PAF)'s three remaining SIAI-Marchetti S-211 jet trainers will be having its engine maintained and replaced.
Budget for this project is placed at PhP25,000,000.
The engine is for PAF S-211 with tail number 008.
Pre-bid conference is scheduled for Oct. 21, at 9 a.m. PAF Procurement Center Conference Room, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City, while submission and opening of bids is on Nov. 10, 9 a.m. at the same venue.
The S-211 is the PAF's sole jet-powered aircraft following the retirement of the Northrop F-5 "Tiger" jet fighter fleet in 2005.
It is now configured for air-to-air and air-to-ground missions pending the arrival of the first two Korea Aerospace Industries F/A-50 "Fighting Eagle" jet aircraft this December.