Air International 1987-10
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??? - Dornier's Way with Commuters
A model of the Dornier 328
A three-view of this latest application of Dornier's commuterliner design expertise, the Dornier 328.
Operating as Druk-Air, Royal Bhutan Airlines look delivery of this Dornier 228-200 early in 1983 as the first of two for operation on the route linking Paro, in Bhutan, with Calcutta.
A Dornier 228-200 of Precision Airlines in the US.
Japan Air Commuter was another early user of the Dornier 228-200, leasing the 7 th and 19th production aircraft during 1983.
Polar 2 is the first of three Dornier 228s that have been used to support the German Antarctic Expeditions. With combination wheel/skis, they have many items of special equipment for ice research.
A Dornier 228-100 demonstrator in maritime surveillance configuration with radome under the fuselage and underwing sensor pods.
(Above) Although it was modified from a Skyservant, the Dornier TNT Experimental incorporated most of the features of the Dornier 228, including the new wing with Garrett turboprop engines.
Example of the radar-equipped coastal surveillance version of the Dornier 228, in service with the Indian Coast Guard
This 228-201 was used for a nine-month evaluation by the Marineflieger and then operated as a VIP transport for the Luftwaffe for six months.
The prototype Dornier 228-100, first flown on 28 March 1981
The prototype Dornier 228-100 was soon followed by the first 228-200, differing only in the length of fuselage.
Example of the radar-equipped coastal surveillance version of the Dornier 228, in UK Fisheries Patrol service.
The first production Dornier 228-100 was delivered to A/S Norving in March 1982, but was returned to the manufacturer to serve as a demonstrator, being replaced in Norway by the third aircraft.
Dornier 228-200
The drawings show the Dornier 228-100 with a side-view of the 228-200.