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AIRCRAFT PROGRAM

Dornier 228

Lift typeFixed wing
Construction typeFactory-built
Control typePiloted
Engine typeTurboprop, Electric
ApplicationBusiness, Cargo, Passenger small, Surveillance, Utility
Final assembly Munich (Oberpfaffenhofen)
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High wing twin turboprop utility aircraft. Includes the variant Hindustan-228 with hydrogen-electric powertrain.

Type variants

Variant Launch/First flight Production end  
Dornier 228 1980 / 1981 1997 Twin-turboprop STOL utility aircraft.
HAL 228 1983 / 1986 Indian manufactured variants, includes maritime surveillance variants.
General Atomics (RUAG) 228 NG 2007 / 2009 Next Generation variant, derived from Dornier 228-212. Includes modernised Do228NXT variant with glass cockpit.
DLR Do228 2020 / Zero emission technology demonstrator.
ZeroAvia HyFlyer II 2021 / 2023 Zero-emission aircraft, part of ZeroAvia's HyFlyer II Government-funded project.

Recent news

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Operations data

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