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This is a list military aircraft currently active and operated by the Philippine military.

Air ForceEdit

Aircraft Photo Origin Role[1] Version Quantity[1] Note
Fixed-wing Aircraft
Aermacchi S-211 S-211 PAF 2 Flag of Italy.svg Italy Light attack aircraft / Basic jet trainer AS-211 5[2] Locally upgraded to AS-211 "Warrior" standard for ground-attack missions. Seven more airframes stored, waiting for reactivation.[3]
North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco 16th Attack Squadron, Philippine Air Force - OV-10A 1 United States Light attack aircraft / Surveillance aircraft OV-10A
OV-10C
OV-10M (SLEP)
8[4] Some OV-10A were upgraded to OV-10M (SLEP) with four-bladed propellers by Marsh Aviation.[5] Five OV-10Cs provided by Thailand in 2003-2004.[6] Upgraded to deliver Paveway LGB.
Aermacchi SF-260 SIAI-Marchetti SF-260AM Italian Air Force Flag of Italy.svg Italy Light attack aircraft / Primary trainer SF-260TP/MP
SF-260FH
20
18[2]
Twenty older "MP" & "TP" models and 18 new SF-260Fs (designated "FH") as of 2012.[7] Some "M" and "TP" models configured for light attack.
Lockheed C-130 Hercules Philippine Air Force Hercules JetPix Flag of the United States.svg United States Heavy tactical transport aircraft C-130B
C-130H
1
2[8]
Six more C-130Bs and L-100-20 stored[9]
Fokker F27 Busy Bee F-27 LN-AKB Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands VIP Transport
Maritime patrol aircraft
Medium tactical transport
F27-200
F27-200MAR
F27-500F
1
1
1
F27-200 Tail Number 59-0259 (c/n 10115),[10]
F27-200MAR c/n 10620,[11]
F27-500F c/n 10669[12][13]
Fokker F28 Royal Swazi F28-3000 3D-ALN (6703328805) Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands VIP Transport F28-3000 1 Presidential Aircraft t/n 1250
GAF Nomad GAF Nomad VH-ATO Flag of Australia.svg Australia Light transport aircraft N-22B 3[14]
Rockwell Turbo Commander Aero Commander Flag of the United States.svg United States Surveillance aircraft 690 1[2]
Cessna T-41 Mescalero USAF T-41D Flag of the United States.svg United States Primary pilot trainer T-41B
T-41D
29 Fourteen T-41D, plus fifteen T-41B from South Korea added 2009[15]
Cessna 210 Centurion Cessna.210.centurion.d-ebws.arp Flag of the United States.svg United States Light utility aircraft LC-210 1 Tail Number 227, rain-making aircraft[8]
Helicopters
PZL W-3 Sokół Krzesiny 113RB Flag of Poland.svg Poland SAR / Utility helicopter W-3A 8[16] Operated by the 505th Search and Rescue Group.[17]
Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawk Blackhawk Flag of the United States.svg United States VIP transport helicopter S-70A-5 1[13] Two delivered in 1984 but 1 crashed and written-off.
McDonnell Douglas MD 500 Defender PhAF MD-520MG Helicopter Flag of the United States.svg United States Scout / Light Attack Helicopter MD-520MG 25[2]
Sikorsky S-76 Pescauno Flag of the United States.svg United States Combat SAR helicopter S-76A
AUH-76A
10[2] The PAF originally received 17 aircraft.
Bell UH-1 Iroquois UH-1N-3 Flag of the United States.svg United States Combat utility helicopter UH-1H
Huey II
36[2]
2
Probably more active and stored. PAF acquired license in 2003 to perform in-house Huey II upgrades[18]
Bell 205 Kfd-205-N408KC-050430-05 Flag of the United States.svg United States Search and rescue helicopter 205A 8[2]
Bell 412 N301FD Flag of the United States.svg United States VIP transport helicopter 412EP 3[19] These aircraft are leased, and operated by the Presidential Airlift Wing.[20]

ArmyEdit

Aircraft Photo Origin Role Version Quantity Note
Fixed-wing Aircraft
Beechcraft Queen Air Beechcraft B65 Queen Air Flag of the United States.svg United States Utility aircraft 3 In service[21]
Cessna 421 Cessna421BGoldenEagleC-GEGH01 Flag of the United States.svg United States Utility aircraft 2 In service [21]
Cessna 206 Cessna.206h.stationair2.arp Flag of the United States.svg United States Utility aircraft 2 In service[21]
Cessna 172 Cessna172-CatalinaTakeOff Flag of the United States.svg United States Utility aircraft In service (t/n PA-101)[21]
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
TUAV PA TUAV - "Alessandra" and "Assunta" Flag of the Philippines.svg Philippines Tactical surveillance aircraft 2[22][23]
UAS Flag of the Philippines.svg Philippines Small surveillance aircraft 2[24] The first drone is known as Raptor and the second drone is Knight Falcon.[24]

Coast GuardEdit

Aircraft Photo Origin Role Version Quantity Note
Fixed-wing Aircraft
BN-2 Islander Britten Norman Islander OLT Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom Maritime patrol aircraft/Light transport aircraft 3
Helicopters
MBB Bo 105 Philippine Navy BO-105C Flag of Germany.png Germany Utility helicopter 2

NavyEdit

Aircraft Photo Origin Role Version Quantity Note
Fixed-wing Aircraft
BN-2 Islander Britten Norman Islander OLT Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom Maritime patrol aircraft/Light transport aircraft BN-2A 8 more stored awaiting re-activation
T-41 Mescalero USAF T-41D Flag of the United States.svg United States Trainer/Surveillance aircraft T-41D 4 t/n 323, 324, 330, 331
Cessna 172 Cessna172N Flag of the United States.svg United States Trainer aircraft 172F[25]
172N[25]
1[25]
1[25]
Helicopters
AgustaWestland AW109 RNZAF A109 helicopter at the 2012 Wanaka Airshow Flag of Italy.svg Italy Multi-purpose naval helicopter AW-109E Power 3[26] 5 ordered, 3 Units arrived on December 10, 2013[27][28]
MBB Bo 105 Philippine Navy BO-105C Flag of Germany.png Germany Utility helicopter Bo 105C 3 more stored awaiting re-activation
Robinson R-22 Robinson 1172 Flag of the United States.svg United States Training helicopter R-22 Beta II[25] 1

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "COA Report on National Gov't Agencies (NGAs) CY 2011, see: DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENSE - Philippine Air Force Full Report". http://www.coa.gov.ph/Audit/AAR.htm. Retrieved 2007-10-08. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 "World Air Forces 2013". Flightglobal Insight. 2013. http://www.flightglobal.com/airspace/media/reports_pdf/emptys/101015/world-air-forces-2013.pdf. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  3. "SIAI-MARCHETTI S.211 production list". SIAI Marchetti aircraft. http://www.siai-marchetti.nl/s211pro.html. Retrieved 2012-04-05. 
  4. "Air Force only has eight remaining OV-10s after the plane with plate 630 crashed Sunday night". http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2013/06/24/957708/air-force-ov-10s-grounded-following-crash. 
  5. "North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco Observation / Light Attack Aircraft (1966)". www.MilitaryFactory.com. Military Factory. http://www.militaryfactory.com/aircraft/detail.asp?aircraft_id=147. Retrieved 19 December 2013. 
  6. "Air Force to receive anew used aircraft from Thailand". The Daily Tribune. 2011-01-12. http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20110112nat2.html. Retrieved 2011-01-12. 
  7. "PAF boosts capability, ready for modernization". Philippine Information Agency. http://archives.pia.gov.ph/?m=1&t=1&id=55918&y=2011&mo=09. Retrieved 2012-04-04. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 "With 3rd C-130 commissioned, Air Force boosts cargo assets". Interaksyon.com. http://interaksyon.com/article/51378/with-3rd-c-130-commissioned-air-force-boosts-cargo-assets. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 
  9. Jaime Laude (January 12, 2012). "PAF to get 2 reconditioned C-130 planes". Philippine Star/Philstar Online. http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?publicationSubCategoryId=63&articleId=767070. Retrieved 2012-04-04. 
  10. "Aircraft 59-0259 Profile". Aircraft-Data.com. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/59-0259.html. Retrieved 2013-04-16. 
  11. "Aircraft 10620 Profile". Aircraft-Data.com. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/10620.html. Retrieved 2013-04-16. 
  12. "10669". Airliners.net. http://www.airliners.net/search/photo.search?cnsearch=10669&distinct_entry=true. Retrieved 2013-04-16. 
  13. 13.0 13.1 "Special Report : World Air Forces 2011/2012". Flight International magazine.. p. 22. http://www.flightglobal.com/airspace/media/reports_pdf/emptys/90190/world-air-forces-2011-2012.pdf. 
  14. "66 planes to make flyby as Air Force marks 66th anniversary". Manila Times. http://www.manilatimes.net/66-planes-to-make-flyby-as-air-force-marks-66th-anniversary/14551/. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  15. "AFP receives Korean trainer aircraft today". Malaya Newspaper. http://www.malaya.com.ph/mar05/metro3.htm. Retrieved 2012-04-04. 
  16. http://www.pzl.swidnik.pl/en/pzl-swidnik-completes-the-delivery-of-sokol-helicopters-to-the-philippine-air-force-from-lublin-airport/0,-ge,1
  17. http://www.zambotimes.com/archives/news/66961-All-PAF-W-3A-Sokols-operational.html
  18. "Article on Bell helicopters visit to PAF". US embassy - Philippines. Archived from the original on 2005-02-04. http://web.archive.org/web/20050204153755/http://usembassy.state.gov/posts/rp1/wwwhra58.html. Retrieved 2006-09-11. 
  19. "Operating Lease Case Study: 4 Brand New Bell 412EP for The Philippine Presidential Airlift Wing". ITC-Aerospace, Inc. & ITC-Leasing, Inc.. http://www.itca.co.jp/PDF/VIP_Helicopter_Finance&Leasing_rev5.pdf. Retrieved 2009-06-10. 
  20. "No survivor in presidential chopper crash, Palace says". Philippine Daily Inquirer. http://www.gmanews.tv/story/156235/No-survivor-in-presidential-chopper-crash-Palace-says. Retrieved 2009-06-10. 
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 http://www.theguidon.com/2011/08/defense-system-by-the-numbers/
  22. http://afpmodernizationnews.blogspot.com/2013/09/tactical-uavs-provides-ground-troops.html
  23. http://www.military-quotes.com/forum/philippines-army-navy-marine-modification-t22123.html
  24. 24.0 24.1 Mangosing, Frances (19 December 2013). "PH Army displays drones to public". INQUIRER.net. Philippine Daily Inquirer. http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/549269/ph-army-displays-drones-to-public. Retrieved 20 December 2013. 
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 25.3 25.4 "Naval Air Group Historical Events". NAG.navy.mil.ph. Naval Air Group Philippine Navy. http://nag.navy.mil.ph/Aboutus.html. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  26. Mangosing, Frances (December 11, 2013). "3 of 5 Agusta choppers delivered to PH Navy". INQUIRER.net. http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/544679/3-of-5-augusta-choppers-delivered-to-ph-navy#ixzz2nAcjyUPa. Retrieved December 11, 2013. 
  27. "3 choppers delivered to PH by 2014". 3 January 2013. http://manilastandardtoday.com/2013/01/03/3-choppers-delivered-to-ph-by-2014/. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  28. "The Philippine Navy to equip 2 of its AgustaWestland AW109 helicopters with combat equipment". December 2, 2013. http://www.airrecognition.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=930. 

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