PH AIR FORCE RECEIVES FIGHTER PLANES FROM BRAZIL
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the Philippine Air Force (PAF) received fighter planes from Empresa Brasiliera de Aeronatica (Embraer SA) of Brazil .
Four units of Close Air Support Aircraft (A-29 Super Tucano) from the Brazilian aerospace conglomerate Embraer SA arrived at the Clark International Airport on Saturday, with two more arriving this week.
The delivery of the aircraft is part of the revised Armed Forces of the Philippines Modernization Program (AFPMP).
Embraer SA is the world’s third largest producer of civil aircraft after Boeing and Airbus, producing commercial, military and executive aircraft.
The Philippine Embassy in Brasilia provided assistance in coordinating the flight and other necessary arrangements with Embraer SA for the delivery of the aircraft.