Tag: Manila

Eva Air Boeing 747 Damaged by Asphalt Fragments at Manila

Reading Time: 1 minute An Eva Air Boeing 747-400, registration B-16410 performing flight BR-271 from Taipei (Taiwan) to Manila (Philippines), landed on Manila’s runway 24 and slowed safely. Upon vacating the runway via a high speed exit R3 the taxiway’s asphalt surface broke up and asphalt debris punctured the right hand flaps of the aircraft. The aircraft taxied to […]

Philippines Looks to Arm Its New Fighter Jets

Reading Time: 2 minutes Manila is moving forward with purchasing ammunition for its new jets from South Korea. The Philippine military will look to purchase more than 100 million pesos ($5.77 million) worth of ammunition for two of its new fighter aircraft from South Korea, defense officials confirmed this week. As I reported for The Diplomat in December, the […]