Air Chief Marshal (Retired) Chappy Hakim, was the 14th Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Air Force who assumed his appointment from 2002 to 2005. ACM (Ret’d) Chappy Hakim founded PSAPI – the Indonesian Center for Air Power Studies or ICAP – Indonesia Center for Air Power Studies in 2019 and currently serves as the Chairman.
During the development of his military career, he attended the Junior Command School (SEKKAU), SIP (Flying Instructor School), the Air Command and Staff College (Seskoau), the Joint Armed Forces Command and Staff College (Seskogab) and the Indonesian National Resilience College (Lemhannas).
In addition to domestic education, he has also attended a variety of overseas education, including the Flight Test and Aircraft Development Course, BAE Brough England / UK, Instructor Course C-130 Simulator in Lockheed, Georgia, USA, ADF Joint Exercise Planning Staff, Australia, Observer Training Course, USAFA, Colorado Spring, USA and Short Course on Aerodynamic, Cranfield Institute of Technology, UK.
Due to his deep knowledge and wide expertise, Chappy Hakim has been invited to become a keynote speaker on Aviation and Defense in various mainstream media, social media, radio and television.