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New Asia-Pacific MRO Facility Now Open

New Asia-Pacific MRO Facility Now Open

September 6, 2022 BRISBANE, Australia - GE Aviation today opened a new state-of-the-art facility in Australia to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for customers across the Asia-Pacific region. The new $8 million Asia-Pacific Service Centre at Brisbane...

Brisbane MRO Facility Visited by Queensland Premier

Brisbane MRO Facility Visited by Queensland Premier

On 23rd August 2022, Dowty’s MRO facility in Brisbane was proud to host a visit from the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, ahead of the opening of a new workshop in September. The $8 million Asia Pacific Service Centre has been praised by the Premier for the...

35 Years of Engineering Excellence

35 Years of Engineering Excellence

As a school leaver in the late 1980s looking for an engineering apprenticeship scheme, and with an interest in aviation, Dowty Group was a natural choice for Jonathan Chestney. And it’s a decision he’s never looked back on, as he celebrates his 35-year anniversary...

C-130J Propeller Maintenance Facility Opens at Robins Air Force Base

C-130J Propeller Maintenance Facility Opens at Robins Air Force Base

GLOUCESTER, UK – 16 December, 2021 – Dowty Propellers, a leader in electronically controlled, all-composite propeller systems, has opened a propeller maintenance and repair facility at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia, USA for the Lockheed Martin C-130J Super...

Supporting Cranfield’s National Flying Laboratory Centre

Supporting Cranfield’s National Flying Laboratory Centre

Dowty Propellers is proud to support Cranfield University’s National Flying Laboratory Centre (NFLC). Helping to create aerospace leaders of the future, the classroom-in-the-sky offers students and researchers the opportunity to experience the role of a flight test...

Partnering with SpiceJet to offer local, on-site support

Partnering with SpiceJet to offer local, on-site support

The second largest airline in India, SpiceJet, operates a fleet of 32 De Havilland Dash 8-400 regional aircraft which are used on daily flights to many destinations across the country. Since 2016, a purpose-built Dowty Propellers workshop based at the Rajiv Gandhi...

Dowty-quality MRO facility at Ethiopian Airlines

Dowty-quality MRO facility at Ethiopian Airlines

Operators across Africa of the De Havilland Dash 8-400 turboprop can benefit from Dowty-quality MRO services for their propeller systems via the Ethiopian Airlines (EAL) MRO facility in Addis Ababa. Delivering reduced turnaround times and easier shipping arrangements,...

Celebrating 40 years at Dowty Propellers

Celebrating 40 years at Dowty Propellers

Ten years ago, Dowty embarked on creating its global network of field service engineers to complement its permanent MRO facilities - at the time in the UK and Sterling, USA. The aim was to make maintenance repair and overhaul services more accessible to both...

Dowty’s Lewis Kempson wins Outstanding Apprentice of the Year 2021

Dowty’s Lewis Kempson wins Outstanding Apprentice of the Year 2021

Nominated for the commitment he has demonstrated to his work, academic studies and the wider community, Lewis Kempson was last night voted the winner of the Outstanding Apprentice of the Year (Engineering, Manufacturing, Energy & Electrical) at the Gloucestershire...

President Henry Johnston takes the “SoGlos 10 Questions” challenge

President Henry Johnston takes the “SoGlos 10 Questions” challenge

Henry Johnston, Dowty Propellers’ President and General Manager, discusses the future of aviation propulsion and reviews his aerospace industry experience as the latest participant in the “SoGlos 10 Questions” challenge – a video series providing key insights from...