|CN 235 made by PT DI for the US Coast Guard was flying. ASEAN open sky become a new challenge and opportunity aircraft market for PT DI.|
PT Dirgantara Indonesia plans to offer the Casa 212 aircraft to Myanmar in visits by 15 State Owned Enterprises to the country in early April 2013. "Its numbers has not been determined because there are still obstacles. Marketing Director of PT Dirgantara Indonesia who will offer the aircraft to Myanmar," said Main Director of PT Dirgantara Indonesia, Budi Santoso, Saturday, March 30, 2013.
Constraints in question is the problem of providing components. "There are still enforced embargo on American-made components such as engines and avionics," he said. Even so, Indonesia PT DI will still try to offer a homemade aircraft. "I heard, America also offers its products."
A total of 15 State Owned Enterprises will travel to Myanmar to explore business cooperation opportunities in the country. Deputy of Businesses and Services the Ministry of State Owned Enterprises, Gatot Trihargo, said that the delegation will be accompanied by the Minister of Economy Coordinating, Hatta Rajasa, and Minister of State Owned Enterprises, Dahlan Iskan.
Budi said that some of the companies that participated include: PT Pertamina (Persero), PT PLN (Persero), PT Timah (Persero), PT Garuda Maintenance Facilities (GMF), PT Bukit Asam (Persero), Perum Bulog, PT Bank BNI (Persero) Tbk , PT Pupuk indonesia, PT Semen Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, PT WIKA (Persero) Tbk. "The meeting will be mainly on G to G (intergovernmental meetings.) Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) will act as the coordinator of a local bank. And we will make the office that coordinated by BNI, PT WIKA, and PT Pertamina (Persero)," he says.
Casa C-212 Aviocar is a medium-sized aircraft and turboprop engine designed and manufactured in Spain for civil and military uses. This aircraft has been produced by PT Dirgantara Indonesia, as the only company that holds the license manufacture of the aircraft outside its main plant manufacturers. In January 2008, EADS CASA decided to move the entire production facility C-212 aircraft to PT. Indonesian Aerospace in Bandung, West Java. (Nusantara)