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18/10/2012: Photo Releases - Second C-130 for PAF

PHOTO RELEASE
WDC-043-2012
18 October 2012

SECOND C-130 FOR PAF. The airlift capability of the Philippine Air Force received a big boost with the return to Manila on Wednesday of a C-130H Hercules transport aircraft that was earlier sent to the United States for scheduled maintenance. The arrival of the aircraft, with tail number 4704, brings to two the number of C-130s currently in service with the Philippine Air Force. Photo shows the aircraft being prepared for departure from the British Aerospace facility in Mojave, California, where it underwent a P190-million maintenance program. The crew consisted of Col. Jose Mirandilla Jr., Deputy Wing Commander of the 220th Airlift Wing and aircraft commander;  Lt. Col. Ramil Oloroso, test pilot; Maj. Michael Edrik Encarnacion, pilot-in-command; and Capt. Dexter Danes and Capt. Merrito Quijano, co-pilots. The other members of the crew were MSgt. Edgardo Llmada; MSgt. Ma. Majella Querubin; TSgt. Lucio Cosep; TSgt. Manuel Savadera; TSgt. Edgar Comoda; SSgt. Joel Magdadaro; SSgt. Romeo Tusil Jr.and SSgt. Susano Albaracin. Col. Arnel Duco, Air Force Attaché at the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. accompanied the aircraft home. (Photo by TSgt. Richard Oliva, Office of the Defense and Armed Forces Attaché, Philippine Embassy)

PHOTO RELEASE
WDC-044-2012
18 October 2012

SECOND C-130 FOR PAF. The airlift capability of the Philippine Air Force received a big boost with the return to Manila on Wednesday of a C-130H Hercules transport aircraft that was earlier sent to the United States for scheduled maintenance. The arrival of the aircraft, with tail number 4704, brings to two the number of C-130s currently in service with the Philippine Air Force. Photo shows the aircraft being prepared for departure from the British Aerospace facility in Mojave, California, where it underwent a P190-million maintenance program. The crew consisted of Col. Jose Mirandilla Jr., Deputy Wing Commander of the 220th Airlift Wing and aircraft commander;  Lt. Col. Ramil Oloroso, test pilot; Maj. Michael Edrik Encarnacion, pilot-in-command; and Capt. Dexter Danes and Capt. Merrito Quijano, co-pilots. The other members of the crew were MSgt. Edgardo Llmada; MSgt. Ma. Majella Querubin; TSgt. Lucio Cosep; TSgt. Manuel Savadera; TSgt. Edgar Comoda; SSgt. Joel Magdadaro; SSgt. Romeo Tusil Jr.and SSgt. Susano Albaracin. Col. Arnel Duco, Air Force Attaché at the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. accompanied the aircraft home. (Photo by TSgt. Richard Oliva, Office of the Defense and Armed Forces Attaché, Philippine Embassy)

PHOTO RELEASE
WDC-045-2012
18 October 2012

SECOND C-130 FOR PAF. The airlift capability of the Philippine Air Force received a big boost with the return to Manila on Wednesday of a C-130H Hercules transport aircraft that was earlier sent to the United States for scheduled maintenance. The arrival of the aircraft, with tail number 4704, brings to two the number of C-130s currently in service with the Philippine Air Force. Photo shows the aircraft being prepared for departure from the British Aerospace facility in Mojave, California, where it underwent a P190-million maintenance program. The crew consisted of Col. Jose Mirandilla Jr., Deputy Wing Commander of the 220th Airlift Wing and aircraft commander;  Lt. Col. Ramil Oloroso, test pilot; Maj. Michael Edrik Encarnacion, pilot-in-command; and Capt. Dexter Danes and Capt. Merrito Quijano, co-pilots. The other members of the crew were MSgt. Edgardo Llmada; MSgt. Ma. Majella Querubin; TSgt. Lucio Cosep; TSgt. Manuel Savadera; TSgt. Edgar Comoda; SSgt. Joel Magdadaro; SSgt. Romeo Tusil Jr.and SSgt. Susano Albaracin. Col. Arnel Duco, Air Force Attaché at the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. accompanied the aircraft home. (Photo by TSgt. Richard Oliva, Office of the Defense and Armed Forces Attaché, Philippine Embassy)

PHOTO RELEASE
WDC-046-2012
18 October 2012

SECOND C-130 FOR PAF. The airlift capability of the Philippine Air Force received a big boost with the return to Manila on Wednesday of a C-130H Hercules transport aircraft that was earlier sent to the United States for scheduled maintenance. The arrival of the aircraft, with tail number 4704, brings to two the number of C-130s currently in service with the Philippine Air Force. Photo shows the aircraft being prepared for departure from the British Aerospace facility in Mojave, California, where it underwent a P190-million maintenance program. The crew consisted of Col. Jose Mirandilla Jr., Deputy Wing Commander of the 220th Airlift Wing and aircraft commander;  Lt. Col. Ramil Oloroso, test pilot; Maj. Michael Edrik Encarnacion, pilot-in-command; and Capt. Dexter Danes and Capt. Merrito Quijano, co-pilots. The other members of the crew were MSgt. Edgardo Llmada; MSgt. Ma. Majella Querubin; TSgt. Lucio Cosep; TSgt. Manuel Savadera; TSgt. Edgar Comoda; SSgt. Joel Magdadaro; SSgt. Romeo Tusil Jr.and SSgt. Susano Albaracin. Col. Arnel Duco, Air Force Attaché at the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. accompanied the aircraft home. (Photo by TSgt. Richard Oliva, Office of the Defense and Armed Forces Attaché, Philippine Embassy)