PAF to acquire FA-50 Flight Simulator Facility

In line with efforts to improve the proficiency of all Filipino jet pilots, the Philippine Air Force (PAF), through its Bids and Awards Committee, has allocated the sum of PHP14,721,500 for the procurement of an FA-50 Flight Simulator Facility which will be used in the training of military aviators selected to operate the Mach 1.5 capable aircraft.

Pre-bid conference is slated on Wednesday, 2 p.m. at the PAF Procurement Center Conference Room, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.

While submission and opening of bids is on April 27, 9 a.m. at the said venue.

“All particulars relative to Eligibility Statement and Screening, Bid Security, Performance Security, Pre-Bidding Conference/s, Evaluation of Bids, Post-Qualification and Award of Contract shall be governed by the pertinent provisions of RA 9184 and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR),” PAF BAC chair Brig. Gen. Fernyl G. Buca said in a bid bulletin posted at the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System.

The PAF presently operates 12 FA-50PH jet aircraft acquired from the Korea Aerospace Industries for PHP18.9 billion.

These jet aircraft are being used for air defense as well as ground attack missions as proven in the five-month Marawi City siege. PNA