November 3, 2014
328 Support Services announces major upgrade of Dornier 328 avionics system
328 Support Services, the Type Certificate holder for the D328 Jet and turboprop aircraft, announced the commencement of a major cockpit upgrade programme for the aircraft. The programme, which has just commenced, is expected to be certified by EASA and the US FAA by late 2016. In partnership with the current avionics system provider and a number of strategic customers, the existing flight deck will be enhanced with features that will include compliance with ADS-B out requirements, new Primus Elite LCD displays that save weight and provide enhanced features such as charts and maps, enhanced vision, video display capabilities and synthetic vision, which will be available as an option, a second FMS option will be available for the first time on the D328 turboprop aircraft allowing WAAS-LPV and remote and oceanic operations, the capability to provide PM-CPDLC communications with ground based stations, smart Runway and Smart Landing upgrade capability and a Class 3 Electronic flight bag.