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/ 10:39 PM June 29, 2011

On July 1, 1947, the Philippine Air Force became officially and administratively independent of the Philippine Army through Executive Order No. 94 issued by President Manuel Roxas. Preceded by the Philippine Air Service, Philippine Constabulary Air Corps and the Philippine Army Air Corps, its pioneers included Leoncio Malinao, the first Filipino military pilot to fly solo.—Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research

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