Bandung, December 12, 2019 – Public Relations of PTDI
PTDI held a handover ceremonial of 2 (two) units of Medium Intermediate AS365 N3+ Dauphin to Badan Nasional Pencarian dan Pertolongan (Basarnas) on December 12, 2019 at PTDI Rotary Wing Hangar, Jalan Pajajaran 154, Bandung. The related documents were signed by PTDI President Director, Elfien Goentoro and Head of Basarnas, Marsekal Madya Bagus Puruhito, witnessed by The First Deputy of The Ministry of BUMN, Budi Gunadi Sadikin.
Those helicopters completes the procurement contract of Kontrak Jual Beli No. 38/PPK-04/PERJ/XI/SAR-2018 dated on November 16, 2018 between PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero) dan Badan Nasional Pencarian dan Pertolongan (Basarnas) which has been completely done on time and will be delivered as the delivery realization target, on December 2019.
Prior to this, PTDI has successfully delivered 2 (two) units AS365 N3+ Dauphin on February 18, 2014 and another 2 (two) units AS365 N3+ Dauphin on November 15, 2016.
AS365 N3 + Dauphin Helicopter is a product of industrial collaboration between PTDI, Bandung and Airbus Helicopters, France. This helicopter was made referring to SAR and Coast Guard standards and counted 170 Dauphin helicopters are already operated throughout the world. This helicopter is equipped with a hoist to pull/evacuate victims on the right door.
PTDI is always ready to fulfill the next order from Basarnas, specifically for SAR helicopters, both from the AS365 N3 + Dauphin type or any other types of helicopters, as a form of PTDI's commitment in the reinforcement of the Indonesian country. The existence of PTDI will be very meaningful if every products and services it produces is maximally utilized by all agencies and local institutions in Indonesia.
"With the handing over of these two AS365 N3 + Dauphin helicopters, it proves our persistence to help fulfill the basic tasks and functions of Basarnas in order to support the works in evacuating and helping victims", said Elfien Goentoro, PTDI President Director.
About PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero)
Headquartered in Bandung, Indonesia, PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero) is one of the indigenous aerospace companies in Asia with core competences in aircraft design and development, aircraft structure manufacturing, aircraft production and services for both civilian and military of light and medium turboprop aircraft. Since established in August 1976, under the auspices of the Ministry of State Owned Enterprises, we have successfully developed and grown our capability as an aerospace industry by delivering more than 400 units of aircraft to many customers all around the globe.
Our top-notch products are NC212i and CN235. We also have the other collaboration project with Airbus Defense & Space for C295. Besides, we have another collaboration project with Airbus Helicopters for various kinds of helicopters and Bell Textron Inc. in producing the tail boom, door assembly, door post, pylon and ducts for the Bell 412 and Huey II helicopters. Other than that, PTDI and Bell Textron Inc. are having another intense collaboration to do joint sales & marketing for the Bell 412EPI, customization, as well as maintenance. By now, we are currently developing a light turboprop aircraft independently, named N219, which is suitable to be operated in remote areas and also fulfill the needs of pioneering aviation.
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