Indonesian Aerospace (IAe) is embarking on the development of a 19-seat turboprop, the N219, which could compete with the Viking Twin Otter and China’s Harbin Y-12F.  The N219 is the first indigenous aircraft to be developed in Indonesia since the IPTN N250 50-seat turboprop in the 1990s. The plan is to fly a first prototype of the N219 in 2015, and gain certification with Indonesian authorities in 2016. International certification will follow later. The program has already ...

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