Oct 31, 2018

Two 50-year-old cargo carriers for the Air Force? Featured

Reports say 41 million US dollars (Rs. 7,120 million) are to be spent to purchase two cargo carriers, which are 50 years old, for the Sri Lanka Air Force.

They are C 130 K M.K. III manufactured in the UK in 1967.

One aircraft with a flight time of 29,778 hours will be bought at Rs. 4,140 m and the other with 30,325 flight hours is to be purchased at Rs. 2,970 m.

The warranty period for the two are 2,500 flight hours or five years and 1,800 flight hours or four years respectively.