Dornier 328
Dornier 328

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The Dornier 328 is a short-haul passenger turboprop aircraft, originally produced by Dornier LuftfahrtGmbH, which was absorbed in 1996 year by Fairchild Aircraft. The new aviation construction company FairchildDornier produced aircraft such as 328 in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, sold through its own office in San Antonio, and was busy supporting aircraft of this lineup. 328 Support Services GmbH is the certificate holder of this aircraft since 2006.

Design and development

328 (Do328) began even when Dornier was owned by DeutscheAerospace. Do 328 for the first time took off 06.12.1991, the aircraft got into commercial use in 1993 year. 328 new fuselage made it possible to place on the 3 in a row passenger seats with the ability to configure four in a row. Along with the supercritical wing profile, which is inherited from the Do228, the Do328 has excellent cruising and take-off characteristics. Do 328 nevertheless appeared simultaneously on the market with other models of turboprop aircraft, in addition, at the beginning of 1990 increased competition from new regional jet aircraft.

(AMSA) The Australian Coast Security Authority in 2005 year announced a contract for an aircraft for search and rescue service, which has an increased flight range and is operated in Australia. 5 328 — 100 instances were transferred from 2006 to 2007 and began service on the coast of Australia. These aircraft were equipped with modern electronics in the company of Germany Aerodata AG, entered the complex; Israel Aerospace Industries ELTAEL / M 2022A Radar, FSI StarSAFireIII ForwardLooking InfraRed (FLIR), DirectionFinder and ARGONST InfraRed / Ultra Violet scanner.

Dornier 328 Salon

Dornier 328 Salon


  • 328100 - The first version of 328.

  • 328110 - Standard 328 with high take-off weight and range.

  • 328120 - 328 with the possibility of a short landing and takeoff.

  • 328JET - c turbofan engine, formerly 328300.


  • The main operators: Cirrus Airlines, Air Alps, Sun Air of Scandinavia, ScotAirways, Satena, South East Asian Airlines, Vision Airlines, Central Mountain Air. Nine more aviation companies use fewer planes danogo type.

Military operators

  • Australian Coast Security (Australia).

  • Aviation wing of the self-defense forces of Botswana (Botswana).

  • US Air Force Special Operations Forces (524 Squadron 27 Air Force Special Operations Wing) (USA).

Dornier 328 features:

  • Length: 21.11.

  • Height: 7.24.

  • Empty weight: 8920kg.

  • Wing area: 40 sq. M.

  • Wingspan: 20.98.

  • Cruising speed: 620 km / h.

  • Maximum speed: 850-870km / h ..

  • Ceiling: 9455m.

  • Flight range with maximum load: 1850km.

  • Engines: 2 turbofan General Electric CF6 or PW-4000

  • Crew: 3 man (2 pilots, 1 steward).

  • Number of seats: 30-33mest.

  • Capacity: 3,450kg.

  • Maximum takeoff weight: 13990kg.

  • Avionics: Honeywell PRIMUS2000.

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