Indonesian Navy Adds Two Bell 505 Light Helicopters

Bell 505 at the acceptance and blessing ceremony in East Java.
Credit: TNI AL via Bell
SINGAPORE—The Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) has taken delivery of its first pair of Bell 505 light helicopters, which were quietly purchased earlier in 2021. The Bell 505s will be primarily used for basic pilot training, replacing two Airbus Helicopters H120 Colibris delivered in 2002. The TNI AL is...
Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is the Southeast Asia and China Editor for the Aviation Week Network’s (AWN) Air Transport World (ATW) and the Asia-Pacific Defense Correspondent for AWN, joining the team in 2017.

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