Lapan highlights roadmap for aviation industry at AeroSummit

Lapan highlights roadmap for aviation industry  at AeroSummit

Chairman of the National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (Lapan) Thomas Djamaluddin (left) hands over a placard to a speaker of AeroSummit 2019 at Bidakara Hotel, South Jakarta, Tuesday (Sept 24, 2019). (ANTARA/Martha Herlinawati Simanjuntak)

To develop the aviation industry, ranging from aircraft to components, of course, we need support including aftersales maintenance services.
Jakarta (ANTARA) - National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (Lapan) and stakeholders discussed the national aviation industry development roadmap at AeroSummit 2019, Jakarta, Sept 24-25, to promote the aviation industry and human resources for realizing golden Indonesia 2045.

"The main objective of this international seminar and AeroSummit is to bring together researchers, engineers, and industrialists to jointly develop space technology, particularly the aerospace technology," Lapan Chairman Thomas Djamaluddin remarked during AeroSummit 2019 at Bidakara Hotel in South Jakarta on Tuesday.

Themed "Streamlining the Synergy in Aerospace Industry," the second edition of AeroSummit, is organized by Lapan in collaboration with state aircraft manufacturer PT Dirgantara Indonesia and Indonesia Aeronautical Engineering Center (IAEC).

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The discussion of the roadmap involved all relevant stakeholders including those from the Transportation Ministry, Industry Ministry, Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs, aviation industry, the association of aviation and the National Committee for Economy and Industry.

In addition to highlighting the roadmap, the AeroSummit will also shed light on the key task, function, and membership of the board of trustees to expedite the development of the national aircraft technology and industry.

With this roadmap in place, the Indonesian aerospace industry is expected to develop at a quicker pace and register progress.

"To develop the aviation industry, ranging from aircraft to components, of course, we need support, including aftersales maintenance services," he stated.

He expressed hope that the roadmap discussed at the AeroSummit 2019 would be mirrored in the medium-term national development plan (RPJMN).

"The roadmap is still being prepared. Hopefully, the initial draft would be formulated soon. We will coordinate with Bappenas (the National Development Planning Agency) as far as possible to align it with the RPJMN," he added. Related news: More human resources needed to develop science, technology: Lapan

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