By Tonette Orejas
In a rare exhibit, the Philippine and United States armed forces taking part in this year’s Balikatan military exercises on Saturday presented their aircraft for public viewing, turning the Philippine Air Force’s (PAF) Haribon flight line here into a large amusement park for children and civilians.
By Jerome Aning
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) will continue to cleanse its ranks of corrupt personnel to make air travel safer for all Filipinos, the agency’s chief said.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
The Philippine Coast Guard has sought the help of the Philippine Air Force in its search-and-rescue operation for the 17 missing crew of a distressed South Korean cargo ship, which was abandoned on Saturday 165 nautical miles east of Batan island in Batanes.
By DJ Yap
, Norman Bordadora
, Redempto Anda
A Chinese salvage party of at least five vessels and several smaller boats has arrived at a shoal off Palawan to rescue a People’s Liberation Army warship that ran aground there on Wednesday night.
By Redempto Anda
A Philippine Air Force plane spotted Saturday afternoon the Chinese war frigate that ran aground on a coral reef at Half Moon Shoal in the Spratlys.
By Frances Mangosing
After 10 days of military drills, civic action, humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HA/DR) work involving US and Philippine troops that drew warnings from China of possible armed confrontation, the Balikatan (shoulder-to-shoulder) 2012 close Friday at Tejeros Hall in Camp Aguinaldo.
By Jim Gomez
Concealed by the night sky, the two aging Philippine Air Force planes unleashed a surprise high-tech weapon: US satellite-guided bombs that whizzed down with deadly precision toward a long-elusive terrorist and two other top radicals dozing with their men in Jolo Island’s jungle.