Indonesian Air Force

Indonesian Air Force

Basic Prop Trainer
AS/SA 202-18A


Light Attack Aircraft/COIN Operations
0 operational of original 16Fleet grounded as of 2005 as a result of a crash
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk

VIP Transport ----
Maritime Reconnaissance
737 2Q8----737 2x9 Surveiller

Fitted with SLAMMAR (Side-looking Multi-mission Airborne Radar)
de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo

Light Utility Helicopter
Replacing the Bell 47
Sikorsky S-58 Choctaw

SAR Missions/Troop Transport----
VIP Transport

NAS-332 Super Puma----NAS-332 Super Puma VVIP

†A total of 16 has been ordered since 1998
Exact numbers not known since some data are missing
Note that aircraft with that symbol means they are locally produced by IPTN, now Indonesian Aerospace

Indonesian Airforce Gallery


The following have served as Chief of the Air Staff:



* Aero-News Network. "Indonesian Air Force Grounds OV-10 Bronco Fleet," July 25, 2007 [ [ Aero-News Network: The Aviation and Aerospace World's Daily/Real-Time News and Information Service ] ]
* "Angkasa" (Sky) magazine, Gramedia, Jakarta No. 7 Year XVII April 2008
* * Crouch, Harold (2007) "The Army and Politics in Indonesia", Equinox, Jakarta ISBN 979-378-050-9
* F. Djoko Poerwoko (2001) "My Home My Base: Perjalanan Sejarah Pangkalan Udara Iswahjudi 1939-2000", Publisher - Iswahjudi Air Force Base, No ISBN
* Indonesian Embassy, Ottowa: US to help RI in repair/refurbishing 15 of 24 RI's C-130 transport [ [ U.S. ready to help RI in Aceh reconstruction | Embassy of Indonesia Ottawa ] ]
* Grodin, Yefim & Rigmat, Vladimir (2004) "Tupelov Tu-16 "Badger" ", Aerofax, London ISBN 1-85780-177-6
* Scramble Magazine. "Indonesian Air Arms Overview" [ [ Indonesian Air Force Overview - Tentara Nasional Indonesia Angkatan Udara - Order of Battle, Maps, Squadrons, Badges, Photo's, Air bases, Database etc etc ] ]
* Willis, David (Ed). "Aerospace Encyclopedia of the World's Air Forces". Aerospace Publishing, London, 1999 ISBN 1-86184-045-4

Further reading

*Carlo Kopp, 'Indonesia's Air Capacity of Critical Concern to Australia,' "Australian Aviation" magazine, April 1993, pages 32-41

External links

* [ Official Website of TNI-AU (Air Force)]
* [ Indonesian Air Force]

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