Air Force restores helicopters into service

Philippine Air Force (PAF) Air Logistics Command rolled out from major maintenance two (2) aircraft in the first 10 days of 2020.

“With its depot maintenance capability, the 410th Maintenance Wing restored the long-sidelined UH-1H Number 516 and conducted Inspection and Repair as Necessary (IRAN) on T-41 Number 046,” PAF said.

Air Logistics Command commander Major General Allen T. Paredes spearheaded the blessing and turnover ceremony of the newly recovered aircraft on January 10 Bay 4 Hangar, Clark Air Base, Pampanga together with 410th Maintenance Wing commander Brigadier General Marcelino Randy Tibayan.

“The UH-1H was turned-over to BGEN RENE RAOUL ROMMEL DC HONASAN AFP, Wing Commander, 205th Tactical Helicopter Wing, while the T-41 trainer aircraft was turned over to LTC ANGEL E CUENO PAF (GSC) in behalf of Commander, Air Education, Training and Doctrine Command,” PAF said.

Air Logistics Command restored eight (8) aircraft last year and is looking forward that this early double victory will usher in the fruitful year 2020.