Dowty Propeller’s development, achievements and milestones are highlighted in the company’s feature stories and press releases.
April 17, 2017
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.
April 11, 2017
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.
December 20, 2016
This week’s rollout of the Antonov AN-132 twin-engine transport marks the latest application for Dowty Propellers’ proven R408 propeller system, which already is in widespread service around the globe.
Dowty Propellers to supply the electronic propeller control system for XAC’s MA700 twin-engine regional aircraft
July 14, 2016
Dowty Propellers has signed a letter of intent to develop and supply the propeller electronic controller (PEC) on twin-engine MA700 regional aircraft from Xi’An Aircraft Company (XAC), a subsidiary of China’s AVIC.
Dowty Propellers begins the delivery of propeller systems for Antonov’s AN-132D transport aircraft demonstrator
July 12, 2016
Dowty Propellers has started component deliveries for propeller systems that will equip the demonstrator for Antonov’s new AN-132 twin-engine transport aircraft.
April 29, 2016
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.
November 25, 2015
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.
November 20, 2015
Dowty Propellers’ reset of its production capabilities is fully underway, placing the company on track to ramp-up the manufacture of composite propeller blades following a fire earlier this year at its Gloucestershire headquarters in southwest England.
April 9, 2015
Dowty Propellers has made important steps forward in its efforts to resume manufacturing and support customers/operators worldwide after the February fire in its UK production facility at Gloucester’s Anson Business Park.
March 31, 2015
Dowty Propellers production activities have re-started thanks to the National Composites Centre (NCC) in Bristol, UK. The NCC facility will be utilised on a temporary basis until a Dowty interim facility is up and running.
November 18, 2014
China’s new MA700 regional airliner – which is to be equipped with Dowty Propellers’ R504 propeller system – made its public “debut” at this month’s Airshow China 2014 event in Zhuhai in the form of a full-scale fuselage mockup, complete with an outfitted passenger interior.
October 16, 2014
QantasLink has contracted with Dowty Propellers to provide a complete propeller system support package for the airline’s inventory of Bombardier Q400* regional aircraft, including repair and overhaul, technical assistance and support.
Dowty Propellers to support Japan Air Commuter’s Bombardier Q400* and Saab 340 regional airliner fleets through a multi-year contract
September 18, 2014
Japan Air Commuter (JAC) has contracted with Dowty Propellers to provide a complete propeller system support package for the airline’s inventory of Bombardier Q400* and Saab 340 regional aircraft, including repair and overhaul, technical assistance and on-site support.
July 24, 2014
A full range of Dowty Propellers-equipped aircraft were at center stage during this month’s Farnborough Airshow, spotlighting the company’s propeller systems from current-production applications to their origins.
Dowty Propellers signs a letter of intent with XAC to provide propeller systems for the MA700 regional aircraft
July 15, 2014
China’s AVIC Aircraft Xi’An Aircraft Company (XAC) and Dowty Propellers have signed a letter of intent to provide propeller systems for the new MA700 aircraft.