RUAG group, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and MRO company for civil and defense aircraft, announced that it has opened a new facility, the Authorized Service Centre (ASC), for Dornier 228 aircraft in Bern-Belp, Switzerland. The announcement by the OEM RUAG Aviation will provide the availability of services in support of Dornier 228 aircraft for the MRO, refurbishments, and system upgrades.

RUAG Aviation, the OEM of the Dornier 228, is currently taking an active role in determining the quality of reliable MRO support, refurbishments, system upgrades and accurate spare parts sourcing available to its Dornier 228 customers.

Volker Wallrodt, Senior Vice President Business Jets, Dornier 228 & Components, RUAG Aviation, said: “Our commitment to supporting owners and operators of Dornier 228 aircraft is strong. The expansion of our ASC network to include the Bern site as the second RUAG-owned service facility confirms this dedication and is one more step in fulfilling the pressing needs of the Dornier 228 community.”

RUAG Aviation, a Swiss MRO support provider for civil and military aviation, announced the extension of EASA Part 145 Maintenance Organization and FAA approvals to include line maintenance for Bombardier Challenger CL604 and CL605 at its facilities in Geneva.

RUAG Aviation claimed that it has built a solid reputation on full life cycle support for aircraft. Wallrodt added: “Life cycle support for the Dornier 228 is one of the strategic pillars of our business so we continue to dedicate resources in support of that goal and the goals of the Dornier 228 community.”

RUAG Aviation is a supplier, support provider and integrator of systems and components for civil and military aviation worldwide. It is an approved Part 21/J EASA Design Organization, Part 21/G EASA Production Organization, and Part 145 EASA Maintenance Organization.