328 achieves United Arab Emirates Design Organisation Approval.

Monday 30th March 2015

328 is pleased to announce that 328 Design GmbH (328DO) has successfully achieved the Supplemental DOA approval from the General Civil Aviation Authority GCAA of the United Arab Emirates.

The approval shows that 328DO is in compliance with all regulatory requirements for product changes on A6 UAE-registered aircraft.

This approval allows 328DO changes and repairs approved for A6 (UAE) registered aircraft modifications without any limitations in avionic installations ranging from SATCOM installations all the way up to complete aircraft conversions. With over 200 STC's already managed by 328DO, it is expected that this approval will prove attractive to operators in this region of the world.

Jörg Gorkenant, Head of 328DO said "This is a great achievement for the company as this approval allows 328 to further expand its activities into the very valuable aerospace market in the Middle East."

328DO under Jörg is comprised of more than 40 designers, all experts in their respective fields. This highly skilled team has allowed the company to achieve rapid and efficient growth since joining the group in 2009.

328 is currently working on an extended range of aircraft including VVIP / VIP narrow, wide body aircraft and business jets. With the new GCAA DOA approval, 328 Group is also excited to offer new services to the civil aviation market including First, Economic and Business class parts and assembly manufacture.

About 328:

328 is a subsidiary of Sierra Nevada Corporation and offers a broad spectrum of services to the aircraft industry. Employing over 150 aviation experts it supports more than 200 aircraft globally. Services offered include aircraft maintenance, base and line, avionics installation, refurbishment, exterior painting, Part-M services, STC design activities through its EASA Part 21J Design Organisation (Category 1A), parts' manufacture through its Part 21G Approved Production Organisation (C1, C2 and D1 rating) and bespoke VIP interiors including avionic and IFE upgrades. 328 comprises 328 Support Services GmbH and 328 Design GmbH based at Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich.

328 Design GmbH was founded in August 2009 and under its EASA approvals it supports industry suppliers on all issues in manufacturing, modification of products, maintenance, continued airworthiness and other specialities within its expertise.

About Sierra Nevada Corporation.

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), headquartered in Sparks, Nevada, is among the "World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Space." Over the last 30 years, under the leadership of President Eren Ozmen and CEO Fatih Ozmen, SNC has become one of America's fastest-growing private companies and the Top Woman-Owned Federal Contractor in the United States. With a workforce of over 3,000 personnel in 31 locations in 17 states, SNC has a reputation for rapid, innovative, and agile technology solutions in electronics, aerospace, avionics, space, propulsion, micro-satellite, aircraft, communications systems and solar energy.

SNC has six unique business areas that are dedicated to providing leading-edge solutions to its dynamic customer base. SNC has a proven track record of success spanning more than five decades. It is focused on providing its customers with the very best in diversified technologies and continues to focus its growth on the commercial sector through internal advancements in dual-use applications and outside acquisitions including the emerging markets of renewable energy, telemedicine, nanotechnology, cyber and net-centric operations.

For more information on SNC visit:  www.sncorp.com and follow us at Facebook/Sierra Nevada Corporation. Sierra Nevada Corporation and SNC are trademarks of Sierra Nevada Corporation.

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