The Aero Asia 2023: PTDI and Linkfield Technologies agreed to sell 25 units of N219 in China market

PRESS RELEASE

PTD/030/SP-HUMAS/XI/2023

Zhuhai, China, 23 December 2023 – PTDI Public Relations

PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) will showcase a wide range of products, services and innovations that are leading the way to a sustainable future of aerospace at the Aero Asia 2023 from 23-26 November, Zhuhai International Airshow Center (PTDI – Hall 10 Booth C05).

PTDI will highlight its critical role in manufacturing and business development, strengthening bonds with customers, suppliers and partners. The event will also be an opportunity for PTDI to show how it is continuing to pioneer sustainable aerospace industry, business, as well as contributing to the global company.

Through its presence in the Aero Asia 2023, PTDI has firmed up an agreement with Linkfield Technologies to proceed the procurement of 25 units of N219, equipped with the certain configuration which is suited for the operation of the end user, 5 units for Bandung Airlines Co. Ltd. an airline company in China and 20 units for Chinese leasing company.

This agreement was marked by the signing of Letter of Intent (LoI) between PTDI Director of Commerce, Technology & Development, Moh. Arif Faisal and Linkfield Technologies President Director, Patrick Goh at PTDI Booth, witnessed by PTDI Deputy Chief Commissioner, Bonar Halomoan Hutagaol.

As mentioned by Patrick Goh, that the Aero Asia 2023 is one of significant event for both companies to showcase the excellent aircraft products from Indonesia, especially N219, “Because in the past 50 years everybody was trying to build big aircraft for big cities, and for international routes, to carry a lot of passengers but they have forgotten that besides the big cities, we have a lot of population that lived in rural areas and not yet developed, and there is a problem for the access, no train, no highway, so it is very difficult, unless you have aircraft like the N219,” said Patrick Goh during his visit to Bandung, Indonesia on October 2023.

“PTDI is pleased to collaborate with Linkfield Technologies to bring the best possible experience that could enhance our complementary strengths and market presence in China territory. N219 is an aircraft that fully designed and developed by Indonesian engineers and I believe we all are proud to say that this event marks our important milestone for N219 entering a global market,” says Moh. Arif Faisal, PTDI Director of Commerce, Technology & Development.

PTDI displays large scale models of the CN235, NC212i and N219 – PTDI’s new product, has obtained a Type Certificate (TC) issued by Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Transportation Indonesia. N219 is designed to create connectivity and open up accessibility, specifically in remote and rural areas, not only in Indonesia, but also in countries with similar interest that can be deployed for various solution providers to open up accessibility, equality for cargo distribution, medical evacuation and national defense. N219 is a highly versatile aircraft that can be customized with various missions and configuration like the passenger/VIP/cargo/troop transport, medical evacuation or even amphibious.

Besides, PTDI also brings the N219 Cockpit Demonstrator to the exhibition that will provide an immersive experience with a mission to make aviation accessible for anyone attending the Aero Asia 2023. N219 Cockpit Demonstrator offers a true-to-life replica of an N219 cockpit equipped with cutting-edge aeronautics technology and guided by instructors from PTDI.

 

About PT Dirgantara Indonesia

PT Dirgantara Indonesia, also known as PTDI is one of the indigenous aerospace company in Asia with core competences in aircraft design, development and test, aircraft structure manufacturing, aircraft production, and aircraft services for both civilian and military. 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 460 units of aircraft to many customers all around the globe. Learn more at www.indonesian-aerospace.com.

For more information:

Adi Prastowo

Corporate Communication & Promotion Manager

PT Dirgantara Indonesia

Phone  : +62 22 6055165

Email : aprastowo@indonesian-aerospace.com



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