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Indonesia Showcases N219 is a New Light Transport Aircraft

Indonesia showcases N219 is a new light transport aircraft designed by Indonesian Aerospace for multi-purpose missions in remote areas.

Pioneer N219 aircraft with a capacity of 19 passengers who designed the PT Dirgantara Indonesia (DI) with the National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) will be tested flew in May 2016 from the International Airport Hussein Sastra Negara Bandung, West Java.

The total market for the N-219 was forecast as 97 civil and 57 military aircraft. On August 2013, the company announced that they had secured an order for 100 aircraft from Lion Air for delivery in 2016. On 13 April 2015 three memoranda of understanding were signed between the manufacturer and Nusantara Buana Air for 20 aircraft with ten on option, with Aviastar Mandiri for 20 aircraft with ten options and with Trigana Air Service for ten aircraft with five options.

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