Pilot & Crew Training


Pilot and crew training courses were a hot topic during the 2017 Operator Conference. And for good reason. We’ve taken your constructive feedback seriously and designed a package of various training courses developed to support your Dornier 228 pilots and crew and enhance safe operations.

Join us for courses at our facilities in Oberpfaffenhofen, or schedule courses at your center of operations. Either way, you’ll have direct access to the latest in Dornier 228 technical and operational knowledge and mission-specific procedures.

Notably, when you choose to schedule your training in Oberpfaffenhofen, the various flight trainings can be fulfilled in our aircraft, allowing your own aircraft to keep flying according to schedule.

Enhance pilot and crew performance with unique and customized training courses designed specifically for the Dornier 228, by your Dornier 228 OEM, for best practices in various operating scenarios.

Training program overview

Sea Survival and Underwater Escape Course

Sea Survival Training Dornier 228

The training provides participants with realistic scenarios in a safe and secure environment, including underwater escape exercises and techniques specially developed for the Dornier 228. The two-day module includes classroom instruction and in-pool exercises in different weather scenarios using a unique cockpit/fuselage training device.

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    Maintenance Check Flight Training Course

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    Highly developed Level A certification training.

    Verify adequate maintenance on your own Dornier 228 with specially designed courses for pilots and crew.
    Level A maintenance check flights, according to EASA Regulation 965/2012, Annex VIII, Subpart E, Section 5 MCF, lets you ensure all processes and functions are operating correctly so you are prepared for continuous and safe operations.

    Dornier 228 Level A training features carefully designed modules with both classroom work and in-flight training.

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    Engine Ground Run Training Course

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    Safe and successful missions start with an engine system that is in full working condition. Take off with confidence when your Dornier 228 crew verifies a strong, sound engine after a maintenance event. Perform approved system checks on your Dornier 228 engines and safely prepare your aircraft for its next mission. Our Dornier 228 flight test pilots ensure you benefit from OEM knowledge for a thorough Engine Ground Run training and reliable operations.

    Specially designed training for maintenance crews You can expect to gain first-hand experience on safe practices and accurate technical preparation. Know how to assess engine operation in both standard and irregular conditions and confidently perform required engine tests. Our Engine Ground Run training course offers classroom and practical hands-on experience.

    Ground course explores

    • Systems and limitations
    • Normal, abnormal and emergency procedures
    • Importance and use of checklists
    • Data acquisition and data assessment
    • Development of test cards and procedures
    • Mock-up cockpit exercises Practical, hands-on training ensures
    • Aircraft and safety preparation procedures
    • Engine start and shut down
    • System evaluation

    Enhance knowledge, develop trained personnel Technical and maintenance crews train on critical tasks at our Dornier 228 OEM facilities at Oberpfaffenhofen. All training will be carried out by our very own factory engineers and test pilots according to your team‘s own schedule.

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    Are you prepared for over water emergencies? Get ready with our Sea Survival and Underwater Escape Training.