GLOUCESTER, UK – October 23, 2023 – Dowty, a GE Aerospace company and Norrønafly Propeller & NDT have today signed an authorised MRO agreement.

The agreement promotes Norrønafly as an authorised maintainer of Dowty R354, R375, R389 and R390 propeller types as installed on the Saab 340 platform. The agreement also covers several Dowty metal propeller types fitted to other platforms, including the CASA 212 (R334), Jetstream 31/32 (R333), Gulfstream Commander (R306) and Fairchild SA227 (R321, R324).

Norrønafly Propeller & NDT, based out of Oslo, Norway, is a leading European maintenance centre for aircraft propeller service and has a long history of supporting aircraft propeller maintenance, including Dowty products.

Richard Gregson, OE Product Leader at Dowty, “We are thrilled to have reached this agreement with Norrønafly, which will strengthen our support for Saab 340 and metal propeller products across Europe. Norrønafly has an excellent reputation for its repair and overhaul services, and we look forward to working more closely with their team to better serve Dowty customers in the region.”

Lars Kristian Vehus, CEO at Norrønafly Propeller and NDT, “We are proud to be a part of the Dowty network. We are seeing this cooperation with Dowty as a great opportunity to strengthen propeller services for our common customers for many years to come”.



About Norrønafly

Norrønafly Propeller and NDT, a DAO Aviation group company, centrally located in Oslo, Norway, is a leading European maintenance centre for propellers, NDT, composites, spare parts, and related services.

About Dowty

Dowty, a GE Aerospace company, is a world-leader in electronically controlled, all-composite propeller systems. Its products are used in a range of civil and military applications, including commercial airliners and military airlifters to multi-role seaplanes and marine hovercraft. Dowty’s history of firsts-to-market includes the all-composite propeller blade and full-authority digital propeller control.  To date, more than 25,000 advanced composite blades have been delivered by Dowty, with the lead blade logging over 50,000 hours of flight time.