Dowty Propellers has declared an assention setting up Ethiopian Airlines as an approved repair and update office in Africa for propellers on Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 local carriers.
Under terms of this assention, Dowty Propellers will give preparing, specialized information and gear, alongside help empowering Ethiopian to repair and update Dowty Propellers' R408 propeller equipment that prepare the twin-motor Q400. Also, Dowty will supply consistent designing and specialized help for Ethiopian's upkeep and bolster activities, including basing the principal changeless Dowty Propellers Field Service Engineer in Africa at Ethiopian's support, repair and update office in Addis Ababa.
"With the quantity of Q400 aircrafts proceeding to develop in Africa, this restricted arrangement offers enormously improved help for administrators in a quick creating area," said Oliver Towers, the President of Dowty Propellers. "Ethiopian Airlines is a characteristic accomplice for us, as the transporter is Africa's biggest administrator of Q400s, and it has a long history of repair and redesign for Dowty composite propellers introduced on Fokker 50 aircrafts."
The Q400's propeller framework from Dowty Propellers joins six every single composite edge with a progressed cleared outline and upgraded airfoil areas. Outfitted with safeguard electronic controls, this propeller framework's measured arrangement wipes out mechanical control linkages to the cockpit, while encouraging the individual evacuation and substitution of cutting edges.