328 Support Services and EMTEQ providing joint Do328 VIP completions
328 Support Services has selected EMTEQ as a partner for completion of several Dornier 328 aircraft for VIP operations.
EMTEQ will provide a variety of products and services including the all-digital SkyPro cabin management/inflight productivity and entertainment system, LED interior and exterior lighting, integration engineering support, and FAA certification services. All completion work will be carried out at 328 Support Services’ state-of-the-art hangar facilities in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany.
The first aircraft to feature the IFE/CMS package will be MSN 3209, destined for Aviando Services of the USA, which will be delivered during the fourth quarter of 2009.
328 Support Services has a highly skilled team of designers, artisans, and craftsmen who ensure that customers’ configuration requirements and design preferences are tailor-made to their operating specifications. EMTEQ staff members will be fully integrated into 328 Support Services’ completion team. This partnership model will provide 328 Support Services with an onsite team to manage the programme from design and development, technical assessment, and aircraft installation through to testing and follow-up support.
Dave Jackson, chief executive of 328 Support Services commented, “This new partnership takes the Dornier 328 to the next level of passenger comfort.”
EMTEQ will provide SkyPro, all-digital system with a high-definition audio/video distribution network designed to maximise business-focused connectivity, lifestyle entertainment, and complete cabin environment control. Installation of EMTEQ’s full range of LED interior lighting and cabin accessories include upwash/downwash lighting, reading/table lights, air gaspers, and AC power outlets.
EMTEQ will also provide engineering design support and FAA certification approvals for the Dornier 328 Jet VIP configuration. With a complementary blend of avionics, structural, interior, and systems engineering and technical skills, EMTEQ will provide engineering support for the integration of CMS/IFE, electric powered window shades including new liners, PSU, emergency lighting system WEPPS (from STG Aerospace), satcom, in-seat power, and burn certification.