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Wednesday, March 29, 2023

8 Cordilleran soldiers graduated from Philippine Air Force (PAF's) Most Elite Flying school

Photo Courtesy || PAF

Cordillera - Eight sons and daughters of Cordillera had participated in the Philippine Air Force Military Pilot Training Class  2023A that was held on 27 March 2023, at the Philippine Air Force Flying School in Fernando Air Base, Lipa City, Batangas.

The new military pilots who hail from Cordilleran region were identified as

1LT CLAYDE THOR N. AGNAYA PAF - Tabuk City, Kalinga

2LT JEPESON A. DAPPAY PAF - Tinglayan, Kalinga



1LT JAINYTHE T. LAYONG PAF - Sabangan, Mt. Province

1LT JOVIN CLINE V DICANG PAF - La Trinidad, Benguet

2LT EDMAR N RUMILAN PAF - Itogon, Benguet

2LT JEB B BAY-AN PAF - Kabayan, Benguet

The Philippine Air Force Flying School of the Air Education, Training and Doctrine Command (AETDC) held the Graduation Ceremony for the Military Pilot Training "Wings of Tenacity" Class 2023A at Fernando Air Base, Lipa City, Batangas on March 27, 2023. The ceremony was graced by LTGEN STEPHEN P PARREƑO PAF, Commanding General, PAF as the Guest of Honor.

After over two (2) years of rigorous training, the 60 strong members of the MPT Class 2023A can now proudly call themselves certified military pilots. This addition to the long line of military aviators, will undoubtedly bolster the PAF's impressive fleet of highly skilled and honed pilots.

In his remarks, the CG, PAF expressed his profound gratitude and congratulations to the new graduates and reminded them that more than being a pilot, they should be Aviation Leaders who know their purpose, excel, and care for others.

source || PAF


Monday, June 7, 2021

BLACKHAWK: The most powerful asset of the Philippine Air Force

Photo Courtesy || DND Sec. Lorenza

Cordillera - The final batch of five brand new Sikorsky S-70i Blackhawk combat utility helicopters have arrived in the Philippines on December 3, 2021. 

The additional 5 most advance helicopters of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) were flown from Poland by an Antonov transport aircraft and unloaded at Clark Air Base in Pampanga.

Photo Courtesy || SEC. Lorenzana FB page

In total, PAF has eleven (16) Sikorsky S-170 Blackhawk helicopters in its position.

"Five brand new Sikorsky 70i BlackHawk helicopters were welcomed into our air fleet last 03 December, completing the delivery of 16 units. These 5 new helicopters will further improve the lift capability of the Philippine Air Force to support various operations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines." DND Sec. Delfin Lorenzana said.

READ ALSO: Philippine Black Hawk landed in Cordillera for the very first time

Sikorsky 70i BlackHawk helicopter can carry weapons by two external wings supporting four weapons stations, which can support any combination of fixed forward 50-cal (12.7mm) gun, 7- or 19-shot Hydra 70 rocket pods, or Hellfire air-to-ground missiles, according to


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