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
DORNIER 228
FAIRCHILD DORNIER 228
HINDUSTAN 228
RUAG 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: 
16.97 m
Length: 
16.56 m
Height: 
4.86 m
Powerplant: 

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

Engine Model: 
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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