The company maintains its industry leadership in developing, producing and supporting propeller systems for civil and military aircraft, as well as marine hovercraft.
Working primarily out of the Bombardier Commercial Aircraft facility in Toronto, Canada, Matthew Lusty serves as the point-of-contact in North America for the full range of propeller systems from Dowty Propellers utilized by civil operators, with his coverage area extending out to Hawaii and down to the Caribbean.
Located at Kuwait’s Abdullah Al-Mubarak Air Base, Gregory Cornish operates a propeller repair shop to support Dowty Propellers’ R391 propeller systems utilized on Kuwait Air Force KC-130Js, and he also responds to the needs of U.S. Marines aircraft located at a nearby base within the country.
Equipped with Dowty Propellers’ R408 propeller system, the Antonov AN-132D light multi-purpose transport continues to build up its flight test hours and validate its capabilities.
The 2017 Paris Air Show featured Dowty Propellers-equipped aircraft from around the globe, from an aircraft making its international debut to the field-proven workhorse of air forces worldwide.
Antonov’s AN-132D will take center stage at next week’s Paris Air Show, making its first international appearance after building up initial flight time equipped with Dowty Propellers’ R408 propeller system.
With Dowty Propellers’ asset management services, UK-based regional airline Flybe benefits from increased aircraft availability, reduced needs for stock/spares inventory, enhanced fleet planning flexibility, lower maintenance costs and more.
The newest application of Dowty Propellers’ proven R408 propeller systems has gone airborne with Antonov’s AN-132D twin-engine transport demonstrator, which performed its maiden flight from the Ukrainian company’s headquarters facility in Kiev on March 31.
To serve the growing Q400 fleet based in Canada, Dowty Propellers has entered into a sub-contract agreement with Hope Aero to provide repair services for Dowty’s Canadian customers operating the Bombardier Dash 8-Q400.
Dowty Propellers’ technology research to make future regional turboprop aircraft quieter and more efficient was highlighted at the recent European Aerodays innovation event in London.