New aircraft, new spirit
The Jakarta Post
It felt like the Indonesian aircraft industry had turned full circle when President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo named the N 219, the latest Indonesian-made aircraft, the Nurtanio, on Nov. 10, as the nation commemorated Heroes Day.
Nurtanio Pringgoadisuryo was among the pioneers of our aircraft industry. Once named after him, the country’s aircraft maker is now called PT Dirgantara Indonesia...