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Cyient partners up with Deutsche Aircraft for design of rear fuselage section of D328eco

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Cyient partners up with Deutsche Aircraft for design of rear fuselage section of D328eco - Manufacturer publisher
Dana Ermolenko
Aircraft: Airplanes

Cyient announced a strategic partnership with Deutsche Aircraft. Within the scope of this partnership, the companies will collaborate on the detailed design for manufacturing (DFM) of the rear fuselage section for the 40-seater D328eco regional turboprop aircraft.Designed to operate along regional routes, the D328eco is a highly fuel-efficient aircraft that is an upgraded version of the Dornier 328 series. With an increased passenger capacity, the aircraft requires specific structural updates. The D328eco is expected to revolutionise regional air travel and become the benchmark of aviation with its advanced features, unmatched versatility and operational flexibility in the most challenging environments to connect regions and people. 

Karthikeyan Natarajan, Executive Director and CEO of Cyient commented: “We are excited about our collaboration with Deutsche Aircraft to support the development of the D328eco aircraft. This partnership underscores Cyient's commitment to delivering innovative engineering solutions in the aerospace sector. Our expertise in the aircraft design and development life cycle will play a crucial role in the development of the D328eco. Together, we look forward to driving advancements in aviation technology and contributing to the success of this transformative project.” 

Dave Jackson, Chief Executive Officer at Deutsche Aircraft said: "We are thrilled to be working with Cyient. Their vast experience in the Aerospace & Defence industry was one of the key factors in contracting them to be responsible for the design of the rear fuselage section as part of our D328eco aircraft development programme.” 

Maximilian Fahr, Vice President of Supply Chain at Deutsche Aircraft stated: “This agreement represents a strong commitment to India. This new partnership with Cyient will enable Deutsche Aircraft to work with the best in the field and further enhance the development of the D328eco in a competitive setting.”


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