Possible new life for 328Jet series

 - October 24, 2006, 12:19 PM

An insolvency administrator has signed a letter of intent with Germany’s RUAG Aerospace Services to take over from bankrupt AvCraft the Dornier 328 type certificate and product support. While production of the Do-328 regional jet and the Envoy executive version ceased several months ago, 140 employees remain at AvCraft, also in Germany, to provide customer support and aircraft maintenance. RUAG appears as the ideal candidate, as it is the sole source of support and holder of type certificates for Dornier aircraft up to the Do-228 twin turboprop. The company also provides maintenance for o-328s, Cessna Citations and Bombardier Challengers.