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PTDI Strengthens Cooperation With Turkish Aerospace
Tuesday, 21 September 2021

President Director of PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero) (PTDI), Dr. Ir. Elfien Goentoro, MBA and President & CEO of Turkish Aerospace, Temel Kotil, PhD signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) Industrial Collaboration Agreement with Turkish Aerospace regarding the collaboration of N219 production extension in Bandung, modernisation and life extension of Turkish CN235 fleet, engineering support of Turkish Aerospace's development project, and N245 joint development and production, witnessed by the Deputy Speaker of the Indonesian House of Representatives as well as the coordinator for Industry and Development (Korinbang), Rachmad Gobel, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Turkey, Dr. Then Muhammad Iqbal.

The signing of this MoU is in order to improve and strengthen the cooperative relationship that has existed between PTDI and Turkish Aerospace, especially in terms of the N219 aircraft and the modernisation of the Turkish CN235 aircraft. PTDI's cooperation with companies from Turkey has existed for a long time, in 2000 PTDI collaborated with Aselsan Turkey for the installation of signal intelligence and intelligent communication systems on the CN235 Turkish Air Force aircraft.

In 2003, PTDI collaborated with Thales, a French company for the Meltem II program which involved Turkish Aerospace in engineering design, aircraft modification, and flight tests for 9 CN235-100 aircraft belonging to the Turkish Naval Forces and the Turkish Coast Guard.

In the 2021 Teknofest Aerospace And Technology Festival International event, PTDI promoted the CN235-220 aircraft and the N219 aircraft. PTDI's participation in this event is an effort to expand marketing, cooperation and increase sales of various products and services produced so far, especially the CN235-220 and N219 aircraft.

Contact details from our directory:
PT Dirgantara Indonesia - Indonesian Aerospace Airframer
Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) Airframer
Related aircraft programs:
Indonesian Aerospace N219
Airbus (Airtech) CN235
Related directory sectors:
Structural Components
Airframe Assemblies