The Kenya Air Force (KAF) commissioned three surplus U.S.A.F. PZL Mielec C-145A Combat Coyote (M-28 Skytruck) light transport aircraft last week.
The event was presided over by the Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General Francis Ogolla at Moi Air Base (MAB), Eastleigh. The C-145 Skytruck which is intended to phase out the Harbin Y-12 II Turbo Panda fleet, was acquired through Excess Defence Article (EDA) after the signing of the Kenya United States Liason Office (KUSLO) agreement by the two Governments on 4 April 2017, Kenya Defence Forces said in a statement.
C-145 Skytruck Aircraft is a variant M28 with a capacity of nineteen.