Philippine to supply spares for Cessna C-208B upgrade
- November 28, 2018
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.