Tag: Manila

Eva Air Boeing 747 Damaged by Asphalt Fragments at Manila

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

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 […]