Today, all of the 12 ordered South Korea-made FA-50PH ‘Fighting Eagle’ Fighter/Surface Attack/Lead-in Fighter Trainer (F/SA/LIFT) aircraft of the Philippine Air Force were completed after the arrival of final 2 units.
FA-50PHs with tail numbers 011 and 012 arrived at Clark Air Base, Pampanga earlier today.
This completes the squadron of 12 jets ordered from Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) worth PHP18.9 billion.
The first two FA-50PH units were delivered last November 28, 2015 while the second batch was handed over last December 8, 2016. While the third batch was turned over to the PAF last February 22.
FA-50PHs with tail numbers 007 and 008, fourth batch, arrived in the country last March 29.
FA-50PHs with tail numbers 009 and 010 arrived in the Philippines last April 26.