The main program of PTDI in 1976 was to manufactured the under licensed NC212-200 from CASA, Spain. As many as 103 NC212-200s of civilian and military versions had been produced by PTDI. Between 2004 – 2008, all necessary jigs and fixture for NC212-400 have been relocated to Bandung from San Pablo, Spain. PTDI became the single source producer of the NC212 family. Since 2014, PTDI has no longer produced the NC212-200 and NC212-400, and has upgraded the aircraft into a more advanced NC212i version.
NC212i is the improved version of NC212i provides high performance and versatility with proven experience in the most varied environment to operate in extremely demanding missions.
The NC212i Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) can be equipped with special equipment such as : Search Radar, Forward Looking Infra Red (FLIR), Automatic Identification System (AIS), Data Link, bubble window, and hand held camera.