Dowty Propeller’s development, achievements and milestones are highlighted in the company’s feature stories and press releases.
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.
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.