BANDUNG- Lately, a lot of rumors in WhatsApp and Social Media about Indonesian Aerospace Inc. (PT DI) as Indonesia Strategic Industries was sold by the government of Indonesia to the Foreign or China.
A little excerpt from the hoax's news stated "Late News from Bandung Inalillahi Wa Inna Illaihi Roji'un it was handed over, another Strategic State Owned Enterprise (BUMN) built by alm. HM. Soeharto and Prof. DR. Ing BJ Habibie to Foreign... With the signature of payment settlement from the Chinese government to the Indonesian government in early April 2017 by President Joko Widodo ... "
Irlan Budiman, the Public Relations of PT DI said in Law no. 16 of 2012 Article 52 paragraph 1 explained that the capital ownership of the main tool industry is wholly owned by the state. Explanation in Law no. 16 of 2012 Article 52 paragraph 1 above that its ownership is entirely controlled by the state and prohibited to be sold to any foreign party.
"So that's a hoax," he said.
With this misleading news, PT DI appealed to all parties to be wise in disseminating information, especially information that is untrue or misleading. Support from all parties is needed to support the independence of the Indonesian Aerospace Industry for the betterment of the Indonesian nation. About PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero) PTDI is a state-owned enterprise established in 1976, located in Bandung, Indonesia.
The main products produced are aircraft, aircraft structure components, aircraft maintenance services and engineering services. PT DI has awarded more than 400 aircraft to 49 civil and military operators, domestic and foreign. PT DI manufactures various types of CN235 aircraft with type certificate for civilian passengers, cargo, rain-making, military transportation, maritime patrol, surveys and coastal surveillance.
In addition, PTDI also produces various aircraft with a production cooperation scheme with international strategic partners namely with Airbus Defense & Space for various variants of NC212 and C295; With Airbus Helicopters for various AS332 helicopters, H225 / H225M, AS550 / 555/565 and AS350 / 365; As well as with Bell Helicopter Textron for various Bell 412 variants. PT DI manufactures parts, components, tools and fixtures for Airbus A320 / 321/330/340/350/380 aircraft.
PT DI serves maintenance, overhaul, repair, alteration, customization and other customer support for every aerospace product it produces, as well as non PT DI products such as A320, Fokker100 and Fokker27. PT DI is also known for its ability in engineering. Jo