On Wednesday, August 23, Pinoy Aviators posted in its social networking page a photo of two of three remaining Beechcraft TC-90 King Air to be leased by Philippine Navy from Japan at a formality price, USD28,200.
Japan will be leasing a total of 5 TC-90s. The first two aircraft were delivered March 27, 2017.
These TC-90s will be utilized by the Philippine Navy for its Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR), maritime reconnaissance and support missions.
“These newly-acquired planes are expected to enhance our country’s capacity in maritime security as well as provide the Philippine Navy the needed air assets for their missions concerning humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, transportation and maritime domain awareness,” National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said in March.
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