RUAG Aviation is displaying a Dornier 228 New Generation aircraft in the static park. The Swiss company says it has delivered the first of two of the type to the Bangladesh navy. The second unit is scheduled to be delivered at the end of this month.
"We are proud to be able to support the Bangladesh Navy in protecting their coastline and ensuring the safety and security of their seas," says Thomas Imke, regional sales director at RUAG Aviation.
Bangladesh's Dornier 228 NG aircraft will be used for maritime air patrols and rescue missions along that nation's extensive coastline. The aircraft has been fitted with a 360° Telephonics RDR-1700B surveillance radar and operator console as well as HF, VHF/UHF and VHF FM radios. Additionally, the aircraft are equipped with a search-and-rescue (SAR) radio direction finder, six observer seats and two bubble windows.
Bangladesh's Dornier 228 NG also come equipped with a door that can be opened in flight, as well as a marine marker and life raft.
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Source: Flight Daily News