Philippine to supply spares for Cessna C-208B upgrade

Philippine to supply spares for Cessna C-208B upgrade

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) will buy new spare parts to upgrade Cessna C-208B aircraft.

The Philippine military has allocated PHP24.23m ($461,829) through the Philippine Air Force’s Bids and Awards Committee.

The Cessna C-208B aircraft is deployed by the Armed Forces of the Philippines in a range of missions to carry out intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance operations.

Capable of accommodating eight to nine passengers, including the pilot, the Grand Caravan platform has a range of more than 1,000nm.

Manufactured in the US, Cessna 208 Caravan is a single-engine turboprop, fixed-tricycle landing gear, short-haul regional airliner and utility aircraft that can operate at an altitude of 25,000ft.

Source: www.defenceandtechnology.com
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