Specific Working Visit, Commission VI DPR RI Supports Commercialization of N219 Aircraft


No. PTD/021/SP-HUMAS/VI/2023

Bandung, June 27th, 2023 – PTDI Public Relations

Commission VI of the House of Representatives conducted a Specific Working Visit to PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) in order to carry out supervision of the performance and contribution of SOEs in West Java Province, in this case one of them is PTDI. The group led by the Deputy Chairman of Commission VI of the House of Representatives, Mohamad Hekal, in this case acting as Chairman of the Specific Working Visit Team, reviewed a number of running programs and infrastructure in the PTDI production area, Bandung, received directly by the entire Board of Directors of PTDI, representatives of the PTDI Board of Commissioners, Assistant Deputy for Manufacturing Industry of the Ministry of BUMN RI, Liliek Mayasari and representatives of the Parent Holding Defend ID, in this case the Director of Technology & Portfolio Management of PT Len Industri (Persero), Amalia Maya Fitri.

Gita Amperiawan as President Director of PTDI reported PTDI's business and financial performance for the 2020-2022 period, including the development and potential for obtaining domestic military contracts, the potential of the N219 aircraft, export potential, and how PTDI contributes to the region, both through the N219 aircraft program, as well as breakthroughs in the Company's Social & Environmental Responsibility (TJSL) program.

"We have made a lot of efforts to build business and financial performance, from the impact of COVID-19 which greatly affected PTDI's performance in 2020-2021, to being able to bounce back in 2022. At present our performance has begun to show improvement and in 2023 there are hopes for contract achievements that will increase, until we can complete the Strategic Plan until 2024," said Gita Amperiawan, President Director of PTDI.

On this occasion, it was also comprehensively reported on the N219 Market Survey Flight in Riau Islands (Kepri) on June 17-18, 2023 which was attended by the Governor of Kepri Province, H. Ansar Ahmad, Deputy for Economic Affairs of the Ministry of PPN RI / Bappenas, Amalia Adininggar Widyasanti and prospective operators who will operate the N219 aircraft. Riau Islands as an area consisting of more than 1,000 islands needs strengthening in inter-island connectivity, especially through air transportation. The N219 aircraft, which is the work of the nation's children, has been chosen as an air transportation vehicle that will support the economic transformation program in Kepri. The future follow-up of the N219 aircraft in Riau Islands is a road show activity and flying the N219 aircraft to several districts in the Riau Islands region.

After the presentation session and report from PTDI, the Specific Working Visit of Commission VI DPR RI was then continued with activities to review PTDI's facilities and infrastructure, namely to the Final Assembly Line Hangar and the N219 Hangar.

"PTDI has succeeded in creating the first aircraft that is truly designed and produced to the end by the nation's children, has been certified and is ready for commercialization. This N219 aircraft seems to be excellent because the price is competitive, the windows are also quite large, making it suitable for Indonesia who wants to develop tourism. This aircraft also has quite good cruising capabilities, with the ability to take off even on grass and a fairly short distance. Thank you PTDI Board of Directors, for successfully leading the team to be able to revive PTDI again, "said Mohamad Hekal, Deputy Chairman of Commission VI DPR RI.

With the implementation of the Specific Working Visit of Commission VI of the House of Representatives to PTDI today, of course, it is hoped that support from Commission VI of the House of Representatives in terms of commercialization activities of the N219 aircraft with target markets in the Regional Government; strengthening the defense industry ecosystem by optimizing the implementation of Law No. 16 of 2012 concerning the Defense Industry to increase domestic contributions in the fulfillment of defense equipment including increasing IDKLO (Local Content Trade & Offset)and enforcement of PP No. 12 of 2021 concerning the procurement of goods / services for the Government which is obliged to choose domestic products with TKDN (Domestic Component Level) of more than 40%; revitalization of PTDI in the financial aspect, especially the acquisition of Cash PMN in 2023; and various PTDI development programs, both in terms of optimizing the utilization of PTDI engineer competencies and the N219 Amphibious aircraft program.


For further information, you may contact :

Adi Prastowo      

Corporate Communications & Promotions Manager

PT Dirgantara Indonesia

Phone  : +62 22 6055165

Email : aprastowo@indonesian-aerospace.com

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