PAF allocates 10.7-M for F-28 jet spares

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Air Force (PAF) is allocating at least PHP10.7 million for the acquisition of spare parts needed for the maintenance of its lone Fokker F-28 “Fellowship” jet liner.

The jet is used for domestic flights of an incumbent president and is named “Kalayaan”.

Pre-bid conference is scheduled is on April 11, 9 a.m. at the PAF Procurement Center Conference Room, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City while submission and opening of bids is on April 26, 9 a.m. also on the same venue.

PAF bids and awards committee chair Brig. Gen. Nicolas Parilla, in a bid bulletin posted at the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System, said prospective bidders should have an experience in a similar project within the last five years.

The F-28 is a short range jet airliner designed and built by Dutch aircraft manufacturer Fokker. PNA/