LIMA 2013: NC212i aircraft development plan signed
Airbus Military has announced that it has signed an agreement with PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PT DI) at the LIMA Airshow in Langkawi, Malaysia, concerning the development plan for the NC212i light utility transport aircraft. The NC212i will be an upgraded version of the Airbus Military C212-400.
Specifically, the agreement ratifies and details the joint development, manufacturing, commercialisation and support work packages for the new NC212i launched in November 2012. The agreement was signed by PT DI CEO Budi Santoso and Airbus Military CEO Domingo Ureña-Raso.
The terms of the agreement will see the companies become long-term, risk-sharing partners with engineering and manufacturing being led by PT DI, supported by Airbus Military. Airbus Military will also be responsible for certification.
The NC212i aircraft will be delivered from Bandung, in Indonesia and will be promoted and supported by PT DI and Airbus Military teams worldwide.
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