US-based Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC) has signed an MOU with the Turkish Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs & Communications to produce the country’s first regional jet as part of its Regional Aircraft Project. The first aircraft is expected to be delivered in 2018. The foundation of the project is to be based around a modernized version of the Dornier 328 (D328) aircraft. The D328 history goes back to the 1980s; it had been produced by Fairchild Dornier GmbH until 2003. All ...

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