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Two H 125 helicopters will be stationed in Davao Region next year, a police official said Monday. Police Maj. Eudisan Gultiano, spokesperson of Police Regional Office in Region 11 (PRO-11), told the Philippine News Agency that the two units can be expected in February 2021. Brig. Gen. Filmore Escobal, PRO-11 director, said the deployment is… Read more »
Republic of Philippines, 26-Nov-20
The Philippine National Police (PNP) has recently added a further three new Airbus H125 helicopters to their fleet, taking the total number of aviation assets to 10. This brings the total to seven H125s, alongside two Robinson R44s and one small fixed wing trainer. The three are currently undergoing test flights prior to being put… Read more »
Struck powerlines shortly after takeoff, with brown-out a contributing factor. Minor injuries reported to 6 and serious injuries to 2.
On July 25th Robinson Helicopter Company delivered two R44 Raven IIs to the Philippine National Police (PNP). The aircraft were purchased through Robinson’s longtime dealer Lionair Inc. (Manilla, Philippines), marking the first acquisition of Robinson helicopters by the Philippine government. The PNP is the armed civilian national police force tasked with law enforcement throughout the… Read more »
Robinson Helicopter Company, 08-Aug-19
The Philippine National Police received their first new Bell 429 helicopter this past Monday. They are expecting two more. The new twin-engine helicopters will be used for air support to ground troops as well as disaster response, reports Rappler.
The Philippine Senate has agreed to update the proposed 2016 budget of the Philippine National Police (PNP) by 11 million Pesos to refurbish a pair of R44s purchased in 2009 but have been grounded for several years as they were subject of a court case. The PNP actually acquired three R44s in 2009, but they… Read more »