6 Planes Ready to Purchase in the Philippines from PT DI Indonesia

WorldTekhno.comPT DI (Dirgantara Indonesia) produced NC212i series aircraft are also in demand in the Philippines. The Philippines’ interest in Indonesian-made aircraft is evidenced by the purchase of 6 aircraft to supplement its military air force. As quoted in the Instagram account. @officialptdi which uploaded a post on April 14, 2023.

Philippines (04/13), based at the Department of National Defense (DND) office, Quezon City, Philippines, PTDI and DND Philippines signed a contract for the procurement of 6 (six) units of NC212i aircraft and their spare parts, which will then be operated by the Philippine Air Force.

The contract between the Philippines and PT DI is not only for the acquisition of aircraft, but also for the procurement of a maintenance contract for 2 NC212i aircraft of the Philippine Air Force purchased from PTDI in 2014. The two aircraft are scheduled to fly to Bandung at the end. of April 2023 for processing treatment at PTDI Bandung facility.

The implementation of this contract will be supported by Indonesia Eximbank (LPEI) through the National Interest Account (NIA) program.

“We are grateful to be able to participate in enhancing security and defense cooperation in the Southeast Asian region, which has been well established between the Ministries of Defense of Indonesia and the Philippines.

PTDI will always be ready to become a supplier of other defense equipment needs for the Philippines.

“We also thank the Indonesian Ambassador to the Philippines, Mr. Agus Widjojo and his staff, who always provide advice to our team while conducting activities in Manila,” said Indar Atmoko, PTDI group chief commercial officer, “wrote the Instagram account @officialptdi in his upload.” .

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As quoted by PTDI, NC212i is the latest generation NC212 multipurpose aircraft with a capacity of 28 passengers.

This aircraft has a ramp door, a spacious cabin in its class, a more modern navigation and communication system, lower operating costs but remains competitive in the small aircraft market.

The NC212i is an aircraft version developed from the C212-400 series, offering high performance with various configurations that have proven to be challenging to use in various types of environments and different missions.

With a simple design for the maintenance process, this aircraft is also very efficient in terms of operating and maintenance costs, making it the best aircraft for the light aircraft segment.***

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