Three units of Full Motion Flight Simulator now among the equipment Department of National Defense is currently acquiring for the Armed Force of the Philippines. The project has an allocated budget of PhP246.4 million.
These simulators will allow militaru pilots to have an almost full sensory experience aiding to flight education. It will also enhance proficiency, minimize risks associated with emergency procedure training, reduce accidents, fill up downtimes and save on aircraft operational and maintenance costs – DND enumerates.
This is at least the third time DND initiated the same project. The acquisition will be through open competitive bidding. Pre-bid Conference is scheduled on January 22. Bid Opening is set on February 5.