Charter, Buy or Lease a Dornier 328
Incorporating the fuselage cross section of the earlier DO28 and DO128, combined with a new high-tech supercritical wing, the Dornier 228 first entered service August 1982, since producing about 230 aircraft. The DO228 will easily satisfy up to 19 passengers at a time.
|Length||69.88 ft||21.30 m|
|Wing Span||65.94 ft||20.10 m|
|Height||23.75 ft||7.24 m|
|Bag. Capacity||226.00 cu³||006.40 m³|
|Length||23.50 ft||7.16 m|
|Width||7.15 ft||2.18 m|
|Height||6.20 ft||1.89 m|
|Area||1041.78 ft³||29.50 m³|
|Price - New||-||-|
|Price - Used||-||-|
|Hourly Rate||3,500 USD||3,500 EUR|
|IFR Range||1,150 nm||2,130 km|
|Cruise Speed||335 KTAS||620 km/h|
|Certified Ceiling||31,000 ft||9,449 m|
|Rate of Climb||2,060 ft/m||628 m/m|
|Takeoff Distance||3,576 ft||1,090 m|
|Landing Distance||3,839 ft||1,170 m|
|Max Takeoff Weight||30,843 lbs||13,990 kg|
|Max Landing Weight||291,716 lbs||132,320 kg|
|Useful Weight||11,019 lbs||4,998 kg|
|Payload with Full Fuel||3,462 lbs||1,570 kg|
More about the Dornier DO-328
The Fairchild-Dornier 328 is a 30 passenger regional turboprop that is found primarily in Europe. Beginning production is 1991, and ending in 2001 this regional turboprop retains performance characteristics that make it competitive with jet aircraft within its class. 166 out of the 217 Dornier 328's are still active with airlines and militaries all over the world. With only 1 accident since its inception this aircraft has an excellent safety record and is considered one of the best and most capable turboprop airliners of its class.
Production on the Dornier DO-328 started in 1988 and ended in 2001.
Key Features of the Dornier DO-328
The Dornier 328's cabin is considered to be one of the most wide and spacious in its class. With a standard seating configuration of 3 abreast, with the option for 4 abreast seating the 328's cabin is considered extremely roomy. The flight deck is equipped with the state of the art Honeywell Primus 2000, this aircraft has some of the most advanced avionics to date.
Capabilities of the Dornier DO-328
One of the most impressive elements of the Dornier 328 is its jet aircraft like performance. While not as rugged as other turboprop aircraft of its class its does boast an impressive climb rate, as well as a quick 370 miles per hour cruise speed. The 328 also has a higher maximum altitude of 31,000 feet, which is significantly higher than most other 30 seat turboprop aircraft. Dornier intended for the 328 to be a competitor to the jet regional aircraft when it introduced the 328 to the market in 1991, as such the aircraft has an impressive range of 1000 miles which is approximately 300 miles further than most of the other turboprop aircraft of its class.
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