Dowty Propeller’s development, achievements and milestones are highlighted in the company’s feature stories and press releases.
December 21, 2017
The company maintains its industry leadership in developing, producing and supporting propeller systems for civil and military aircraft, as well as marine hovercraft.
Dowty Propellers signs the through-life Master Contract for its propeller system on China’s MA700 twin-engine regional aircraft
December 20, 2017
Dowty Propellers has signed the Master Contract for design, development, production and in-service support of propeller systems on AVIC Aircraft’s MA700 airliner.
November 22, 2017
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.
August 23, 2017
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.
July 17, 2017
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.
Dowty Propellers to build a new UK headquarters & production facility and invest in technology development
July 14, 2017
A proposed new headquarters will keep Dowty Propellers in the Gloucester area; along with a £20M technology development project, it’s the largest-ever investment in Dowty Propellers.
June 29, 2017
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.
An international debut for Antonov’s AN-132D with Dowty Propellers’ R408 propeller system at the Paris Air Show
June 15, 2017
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.
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.