Honeywell turboprop TPE-331 engine (photo : Oldwoodward)
Honeywell Aerospace, one of the four Honeywell’s business units based in New Jersey, United States, observing the fast growing Indonesian aviation industry, is keen in participating such as the PT Dirgantara Indonesia and the Korean Aerospace aircraft program to produce fighter planes, as well as the maintenance, modification and upgrading of the Indonesian Air Force C-130 heavy transport planes.
President Asia Pacific Honeywell Aerospace Honeywell Aerospace, Briand Greer, further said to Angkasa early November in Jakarta, with experience engineers and Honeywell products, the US avionics company is looking forward to take part in the avionic system, engine, auxiliary power unit and wheel & brake system.
“Not only US and European-made aircraft, but also Russian-made planes. We have the ability to repair and modified Mi-17 helicopter, especially for its avionics,” said Paul J. West, Director Avionic Technical Sales Honeywell Defense & Space who assisted Greer.
He added, though his company is world known but less known in Indonesia, actually its presence in the country is known being the supplier for the TPE-331-12 engine for the PT Dirgantara Indonesian-made NC-212 light transport aircraft. The company also supplied various components, electrical system and avionics for the Indonesian Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon jet fighters since 1990.
He further explained, the company involved in three business fields, the defense & space, air transport & regional, and general aviation. Beside aerospace, Honeywell is also known for its automation and control solution, performance and technologies, and transportation system. (adr/ds)