Not only airplanes were raised by the change of command of the FACH, f & # 39; November 5: the air show costs on the expulsion of & # 39; Jorge Robles for the commanding position head of the agency was also equivalent to the partners went to Welcome to your successor, Arturo Merino Núñez. $ 438 million was used in & # 39; that ceremony, which used 72 piano.
The information was provided by FACH own through & # 39; press release, saying that "the ceremony of command change has a total cost of & # 39; US $ 634.452, equivalent in national currency for $ 438 095 291 . "
Critical of President
The event has generated criticism from President Sebastián Piñera same, that on Tuesday night, in & # 39; interview & # 39; Radio BIO, said the cost of & # 39; The ceremony was much higher than the change in the presidential office of 11 & # 39; March.
Because of this, the members of the Commission of Defense already require the presence of Núñez General to explain the switching costs in command of his agency.
According to the document FACH, detail is divided into & # 39; logistics and other operational matters. The first section states that "made cocktail considering 1364 guests, at a cost of & # 39; $ 7,755,497, b & # 39; value per person & # 39; $ 5686."
They add that "has been assigned partial vijatezza of & # 39; 60% for air crews, the aircraft mechanisms and flocks & # 39; of & # 39 standards; battle & # 39; operating units totaling a & # 39; $ 23,879,486 ".
F & # 39; & # 39 cases, hiring & # 39; awnings, tents, bleachers, amplification, lighting, hardware and snacks, spent $ 22,337,115.
"With regard to foreign authorities, the Commanders of Air Forces & # 39; Argentina and Brazil were invited, besides the Commander of the National Guard of Texas & # 39; United States & # 39; American & # 39; America, which allocated for food and accommodation & # 39; these total & # 39 authorities; $ 1,289 0.354 ", adds the text.
F & # 39; this line indicate that "the cost corresponding to activities & # 39; Operation and Support amounting to a sum of & # 39; $ 55,261,452 (equivalent to US $ 80 030)".
Flights served as training
On the material used in the air, in a statement emphasizing that such cases serve as pilot training, an issue that is considered to item "cost".
Yes they claim that there was a cost "in & # 39; fuels and lubricants & # 39; US $ 554 422, equivalent in national currency for $ 382 833 839".
They add that "f & # 39; this type of & # 39; activities (institutional anniversary, military parade, among others) the air crews are trained in the execution of & # 39; long-term missions b & # 39 ; resupplying flight, training aerial & # 39; multiple aircraft coordinated in time and space, planning & # 39; missions under NATO standards and performance & # 39; command and control & # 39; complex operations & # 39; air in & # 39; operational and tactical level "
They also stress that "the transfer of the F-16 units and A-29, & # 39; forward and change of ceremony command, became operational missions & # 39; simulated attack as part of the Program a & # 39; Maintenance Operational Efficiency "
Finally, they conclude that all this leads to the final cost of & # 39; more than $ 438 million.