Bandung, W Java (ANTARA News) – Indonesian National Aviation and Outerspace Institute (Lapan) hailed a success of a exam moody of a N219, finished and designed in team-work with PT Dirgantara Indonesia, on Wednesday.
This will turn a movement for a awakening of investigate and record in Indonesia, Lapan head, Thomas Djamaluddin, settled during a press conference.
“With a success of a initial moody of N219, we can now announce that currently was a second awakening of record (following a success of N250),” he noted.
He remarked that Lapan and state-owned aircraft attention PT Dirgantara Indonesia had started coordinating a devise to make and pattern N219 in 2014.
“We started a large plan in 2014. At that time, we designed to make 4 N219s for moody and land tests,” he added.
He suggested that Lapan also skeleton to rise N219 after into an amphibious craft to capacitate alighting on a tiny island.
We wish to use a craft to offer tiny islands to urge their connectivity. We will rise a amphibious chronicle of a aircraft to capacitate it to land on a beach on islands that have no airstrip,” he explained.
Indonesia is an archipelago with around 17 thousand islands widespread opposite a country.
At around 9 a.m. on Wednesday, or a day before a countrys Independence anniversary, he privately witnessed a exam moody of a aircraft during Bandungs Husein Sastranegara airfield in West Java.
Thomas remarked that a construction of a aircraft was entirely finished by Indonesian technicians.(*)