The Nigeria Air Drive on Wednesday, opened an aviation gasoline depot in Port Harcourt.
The Chief of the Air Workers, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, inaugurated the Bulk Gas Set up (BFL) on the Air Drive 115 Particular Operations Group in Port Harcourt on Wednesday.
Abubakar, represented by the Normal Managing Director, Nigerian Air Drive Holding Firm, AVM Abubakar Bagare, mentioned the power was constructed by the Nigerian Air Drive Funding Restricted (NAFIL) and Skymaster Achievers Restricted to fulfill the gasoline wants of the air pressure and civilian aircrafts.
In response to him, the 340,000 litres capability facility was established to produce aviation gasoline to navy aircrafts and different aviators.
“The BFL will even accommodate the gasoline necessities of the particular mission aircrafts that might be deployed for the administration and monitoring of Nigeria’s unique financial zone,” he mentioned.
Abubakar mentioned the power was a part of the current plans to remodel the air pressure to a strong combating pressure.
The Managing Director of NAFIL, Air Commodore Uche Nwagwu, mentioned the power was additionally outfitted with a laboratory to make sure that aviation gasoline meets the necessities of the aviators.
“So, principally, we’ll serve aviation operators, whose actions are round Port Harcourt navy aerodrome in addition to the air pressure in assist of their quite a few operations,” he added.