Langkawi, March 27th, 2019 – Public Relation of PTDI
In The Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition 2019, PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero) (PTDI) gives Certificate of Completion and Certificate of Competent to Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) in Rewiring Program for CN235-220 aircraft that manufactured by PTDI delivered in 1998 and 1999. In this Rewiring Program, PTDI conducts Transfer of Technology to customer as a cooperation between PTDI with RMAF.
CN235-220 aircraft which is currently being utilized by RMAF has entered the age of 20 years. In order to extend the lifespan of the aircraft to 15 more years , PTDI performs Service Life Extension Program (SLEP), covering various of activities, such as: (1) Structure Inspection; (2) Rewiring/Harnesses; and (3) Replacement of Obsolescence Equipment. SLEP for RMAF is targeted to take 2 (two) years of processes, 3 (three) units of CN235-220 aircraft will be done in 2019 and another 4 (four) units of CN235-220 aircraft will be done a year after, in 2020. Besides for RMAF, PTDI is also doing SLEP for customer from United Arab Emirates. Moreover, Brunei Darussalam, South Korea and Thailand will also be the potential customers for PTDI to perform the SLEP activities in the near future.
PTDI also gives Certificate of Competent to 17 engineers from RMAF that has been participating in Rewiring Program.
“Through this program, PTDI is expected to maintain the capability, keep the competency and airworthiness of the aircraft continuously. In Rewiring Program, we can assign the engineers to customer’s country, so that the work is done on-site,” said Elfien Goentoro, President Director of PTDI.
About PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero)
PTDI is a State-Owned Enterprise established in 1976, located in Bandung, Indonesia. The main products produced are aircraft, aircraft structure components, aircraft maintenance services, and engineering services. PTDI produces various types of CN235 with the type certificate for civilian passengers, cargo, rain-making, military transportation, maritime patrol, surveys and coastal surveillance, medical evacuation and even VIP.
Moreover, PTDI has also been able to produce various type of NC212i aircrafts equipped with by-order missions, such as: military transport, rain-making, maritime patrol, navtrain and medevac. PTDI is also able to produce aircraft in industrial collaboration projects, such as: C295 with Airbus Defense and Space (ADS), also helicopters with Airbus Helicopters both based in France and Germany in various types, also the collaboration with Bell Helicopters Textron Inc. in various types. PTDI in collaboration with LAPAN has successfully established the N219 aircraft and has successfully made its maiden flight on 16 August 2017, N219 Nurtanio aircraft is a passenger aircraft which able to take 19 passengers, with two turboprop machines which refer to CASR Part 23. The design process, testing, certification until the production process are all executed by Indonesian nation. The N219 aircraft has the ability to take off on a short and unpaved runway, so it can be the connectivity of inter-island, especially in Pioneer areas.
For further information, please contact:
Manager of Corporate Communication & Promotion
PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero)
Mobile Phone: +62 811 2121157
Office Number: +62 22 6053217
Source : Humas PTDI