Supplies of JET A1 fuel are already stockpiled at Tactical Operations Group-1 in
for use of military
aircraft which may be deployed for possible humanitarian assistance and
disaster relief missions in the aftermath of typhoon "Lando." Baguio
This was announced by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) 7th Civil Relations Group in a message to the Philippines News Agency on Sunday.
JET A1 fuel is used by helicopters and planes of the Philippine Air Force (PAF).
"Lando" is continuing to pound provinces in Northern and
Central Luzon as of this posting.
The PAF earlier announced that it has alerted 46 aircraft for possible relief and rescue missions.
Col. Enrico Canaya, PAF spokesperson, said this can be broken down into 14 rescue helicopters, 27 combat utility helicopters and five airlift aircraft.
These include the 505th Search-and-Rescue Group and all PAF disaster response teams.
"PAF maintains a total of 14 rescue helicopters, 27 utility helicopters and five airlift aircraft deployed all over the country that may be utilized for humanitarian and disaster response operations when needed," Canaya said.