3 PAF UH-ID helis up for engine assembly maintenance

By , on February 4, 2018


Scheduled for maintenance are UH-ID helicopters with tail numbers 0225, 501, and 8306. (Photo: Philippine Air Force/ Facebook)
Scheduled for maintenance are UH-ID helicopters with tail numbers 0225, 501, and 8306. (Photo: Philippine Air Force/ Facebook)

MANILA — The Philippine Air Force (PAF), through its Bids and Awards Committee, is setting aside PHP51 million for the acquisition of spares and services needed for the maintenance of “T53-L13B” engine assemblies of its three UH-ID combat utility helicopters.

Scheduled for maintenance are UH-ID helicopters with tail numbers 0225, 501, and 8306. Submission and opening of bids is scheduled at 9 a.m. on Feb. 14, at the PAF Procurement Center Conference Room, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.

The bid shall be governed by the provisions of Republic Act No. 9184 or the Government Procurement Reform Act and its Implementing Rules and Regulations, PAF BAC chair Brig. Gen. Erickson Gloria said in a bid bulletin posted at the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System.

The PAF operates some 20 UH-IH and five UH-ID helicopters for troop, cargo, humanitarian and disaster relief, combat missions.