D228

FAIRCHILD DORNIER 228

Aircraft
Name
228
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
High wing
Tail
Regular tail, high set
WTC
L
APC
A
Type Code
L2T
Engine
Turboprop
Engine Count
Multi
Position
(Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
RUAG Dornier 228
HINDUSTAN 228
FAIRCHILD DORNIER 228
DORNIER 228

D228

Commuter airliner and STOL utility transport. In service since 1982. Regional airliner development based on D-128 fuselage with new supercritical wings and TPE 331 turboprops. Built in two fuselage versions: 228-100 and 228-200. 228-101 and 228-201 are improved developments. 228-202 licence production by HAL, India. Currently only FAIRCHILD DORNIER production 228-212 for extended range. 228-100: Length 15,03 m MTOW 5,700kg.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
16.97 m
Length (metric)
16.56 m
Height (metric)
4.86 m
Powerplant

100: 2 x 715 SHP Garrett TPE 331-5 turboprops with 4 blade propellers.

Engine Model(s)
Garrett AiResearch TPE-331
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
95 kts
Distance
700 m
MTOW
6400 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
110 kts
ROC
1500 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
140 kts
ROC
1000
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
140 kts
ROC
700 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
210 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
280
Range
1000 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
1000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
180 kts
ROD
800 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
105 kts
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
85 kts
Distance
450 m

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