PAF looking for F-27 engine assembly

By on April 16, 2017


The F-27 Friendship is a turboprop aircraft designed and built by the defunct Dutch aircraft manufacturer Fokker. (Photo: Torsten Maiwald/ GNU Free Documentation License/ Wikipedia)
The F-27 Friendship is a turboprop aircraft designed and built by the defunct Dutch aircraft manufacturer Fokker. (Photo: Torsten Maiwald/ GNU Free Documentation License/ Wikipedia)

MANILA–The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has allocated the sum of PHP32,650,000 for the acquisition of one engine assembly needed for the maintenance of one of its Fokker F-27 “Friendship” transport aircraft with tail number 259.

Pre-bid conference is scheduled for April 21, 1 p.m. at the PAF Procurement Center Conference Room, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.

While submission and opening of bids is on May 5, 9 a.m. at the same venue.

The F-27 Friendship is a turboprop aircraft designed and built by the defunct Dutch aircraft manufacturer Fokker.

The PAF presently has three F-27s in its fleet.

Many aircraft have been modified from passenger service to cargo or express-package freighter roles.