July 11, 2012
Indonesian Air Force signs sales contract for second batch of A-29 Super Tucano Airplanes
The Indonesian Air Force has signed a commercial contract for a second batch of eight light attack and tactical training A-29 Super Tucano. The order also includes a flight simulator that will be used for instructing and training Indonesian pilots. In August 2012, Indonesia will receive the first four airplanes from the initial batch of eight aircraft ordered in November 2010. Deliveries of the second batch are scheduled for 2014. This acquisition is part of the modernization of the Indonesian Defence Force’s equipment for years 2009-2014.