The 19 seater HAL - DO - 228 aircraft is a highly versatile multi-purpose light transport aircraft. It has been developed specifically to meet the manifold requirements of utility and commuter transport, third level services and air-taxi operations, coast guard duties and maritime surveillance.
External DimensionsBaggage Compartments
Wing span:16.97 mVolume(m3)(Front): 0.89
Overall length:16.56 mVolume(m3)(AFT):  2.60
Overall height:4.86 mMax load (kg)(Front):120
 Max load (kg)(AFT): 210
CabinPower Plant
Pax seats: 19Engine Model: Garrett TPE 331-5-252D
Length: 7.08 mTake-off power: 2 x 715 SHP flat rated to ISA + 18oC
Width: 1.35 mPropeller type: Hartzell four-bladed
Height: 1.55 mPropeller diameter: 2.69 m
Cargo door: 1.60m x 1.34 mFuel capacity: 2850 ltrs (2250 kg)
Passenger door: 1.34m x 0.64 mFuel consumption: 213 kg/hr
WeightsPerformance (short take-off and landing capabilities )
Max. Take off Weight( Maritime role): 6400 kgMax cruise speed: 428 km/hr
Max. Take off Weight( Commuter role): 6200 kgMax range speed: 333 km/hr
Max Landing Weight : 6100 kgRate of climb: 9.7 m/s
Max Zero fuel Weight: 5590 kg 
  • Maritime Surveillance
  • Pollution Prevention
  • Troop Transport
  • Aerial Survey
  • Search and Rescue
  • Commuter Transport
  • Calibration of airport NAV-COM Aids
  • Remote Sensing Applications
  • Causality Evacuation
  • Executive Transport
  • Cargo & Logistics Support