Philippine Air Force Pilots Undergo Black Hawk Training At CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre
Philippine Air Drive (PAF) Blackhawk S70i Pilots took their recurrency simulator coaching at CAE Brunei Multi-Function Coaching Centre (MPTC), Bandar Seri Begawan, with the help of RBAirF Certified Helicopter Instructors (QHI). This coaching marks the primary time RBAirF supplies home experience to coach Pilots from exterior of Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) on the simulator at CAE Brunei MPTC. As well as, this marks a direct results of the inaugural Air Working Group (AWG) between RBAirF and PAF. The goals of the AWG are to debate Visits, Programs, Coaching and Workout routines to strengthen the ties between the 2 Air Forces.
The coaching covers the simulator’s technical information and information on in-flight emergencies equivalent to engine failures, management malfunctions, and operations in unhealthy climate, which is able to change into a superb platform to boost the bilateral relationship between the 2 international locations. This chance is an ideal instance of utilising coaching as a platform to strengthen the bilateral relationship between the 2 international locations. Moreover, this help from RBAirF to different Pleasant Forces within the area will spotlight Brunei Darussalam’s standing as an internationally recognised coaching associate for the Blackhawk S70i.
A complete of Eleven PAF Pilots are attending the five-day recurrency course over six weeks in teams of two. The course consists of Laptop-based Coaching (CBT) and artificial abilities within the CAE 3000 collection Flight Simulator. Current on the Opening Ceremony for the course had been Colonel (U) Hismawadi bin Hj Mohamad Mentioned, the Commander of the Operations Group from RBAirF, Colonel Angelo Gerard P. Ariles from the Philippine Protection and Armed Forces Attaché, Pete Raymond V. Delfin the Chargé d’Affaires (CDA) of the Philippine Embassy and Haji Rozman bin Haji Junaidi, Common Supervisor of CAE Brunei MPTC.
Earlier this yr, an settlement was signed between the PAF and the Royal Brunei Air Drive (RBAirF). It’s a part of a bilateral memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Protection Cooperation signed in 2001. The Flight Simulator Coaching shall be accomplished in six batches and run till 27 December. Final month, the primary batch of PAF pilots arrived at Brunei from Manila to bear the coaching. The MPTC is a three way partnership between CAE and Brunei’s Ministry of Finance, with CAE holding a 60% stake. Positioned in Rimba, the MPTC homes absolutely licensed artificial coaching methods, a full flight and mission simulator representing the Sikorsky S-70i and S-92 medium transport helicopters.
The MPTC are based mostly on the CAE 3000 Sequence system and used to coach native and worldwide pilots – in addition to a Pilatus PC-7 Mk 2 flight coaching system (FTD) that’s getting used for pilot screening, preliminary and superior flight instruction, in addition to certified flight teacher (QFI) flight coaching. The 3000 Sequence is designed round CAE’s newest Medallion 6000 picture mills, which may ship high-resolution physics-based sky modelling, particle-based climate simulation, and particular results together with tracer/missile trails and explosions. Medallion 6000 mills are additionally able to simulating sensor tools.
As a part of the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Modernization Program, the PAF has an order of 16 S-70i helicopters from Polish firm PZL Mielec price USD241 million (about PHP11.5 billion). The primary six had been delivered in November 2020 whereas the second batch of 5 was delivered this June. Protection Secretary Delfin Lorenzana introduced on 7 December that the federal government had allotted 62 billion pesos for an additional 32 S-70i helicopters and 6 offshore patrol vessels, though a deal has but to be finalised. These helicopters will enhance the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ functionality to conduct varied operations, together with humanitarian help and catastrophe response missions.
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