The event in Jakarta was held at the Halim Perdanakusuma Air Force Base to mark the 74th anniversary of the Indonesian Armed Forces.
The footage, taken on October 5, shows uniformed lines of soldiers marching in time with each other.
The noise of the Mil Mi-35 helicopter's rota can be heard whirring in the background as it approaches. It gradually comes in to frame, getting closer to the VIP marquee.
Within seconds, signs start to collapse like a house of cards as the powerful aircraft makes the devastating fly-by.
President Joko Widodo was the inspector of ceremony at the parade and airshow. The theme was 'A Professional TNI Is the Pride of the Nation'.
TNI stands for Tentara Nasional Indonesia, the Indonesian name for the nation's national armed forces.