Philippine Air Force S-70A up for repair & maintenance

11:40:00 PM
MANILA, -- A Sikorsky S-70A medium helicopter of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) is now up for maintenance.

In line with this, a total of Php2,301,260 is allocated for the acquisition of spare parts and maintenance of the said aircraft.

The Air Force is known to operate three units of the S-70A.

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

Submission and bid opening is on June 4 at 9 a.m. also on the same venue.

Prospective bidders should have an experience in similar project within the last five years.

The Sikorsky S-70 is a medium transport helicopter family manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft.

It was developed for the US Army in the 1970s, winning a competition to be designated the UH-60 Black Hawk and spawning a large family in U.S. military service.

New and improved versions of the UH-60 have been developed since. Civilian versions, and some military versions are produced under various S-70 model designations.

The Philippine Air Force 250th Presidential Airlift Wing, known as the Bluebirds air assets parked outside the Presidential Airlift Hangar at Villamor Airbase Pasay City, Philippines.

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