Alpha Aviation Group was one of the Diamond Sponsors of the Philippine Air Force's Maintenance Forum at Bulwagang Makulot, Air Education Training and Doctrine Command, Fernando Air Base, Lipa City. AAG's Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO) Accountable Manager Capt. Napoleon Garcia and Aircraft Maintenance Manager Renz Jayson Dilag were among the resource speakers, and AAG Defense Division Project Manager Col. Christian Barela PAF (Ret) was the subject matter expert (SME).
The Maintenance Forum provides opportunities for the exchange of information and best practices and serves as a platform for standardization and upgrade of aircraft maintenance standards and services. In addition, the forum aims to enhance ties and collaboration among maintenance institutions in the military and civilian sectors.
Capt. Garcia shared his experiences in the field. Dilag discussed the evolution of AAG's maintenance system and initiatives to achieve operational effectiveness and efficiency, particularly through the TALON Systems composed of the Education and Training Administration and Resource Maintenance System. AAG is the only pilot school in the country using such a system.
Col. Barela conducted side meetings with the technical working groups present. Discussions revolved around AAG's capability in developing aviation training solutions for the military, specifically on simulator acquisition through Public-Private Partnership.
The Maintenance Forum was co-sponsored by the following: INAEC Aviation Corporation, Aeromaxis, Aeromart World Wide Inc., Sapphire International Aviation Academy, Leading Edge International Aviation Academy, Airmach Aviation, Aerotech Supplies Philippines Inc., Miltrade Industrial Sales, and Aerofix Supplies and Services.