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Raisbeck Engineering Receives STC for King Air 350 Hartzell Composite Props

Piqua, Ohio, Sept. 26, 2017 – Raisbeck Engineering has received a Supplemental Type Certificate from the FAA for Hartzell Propeller’s newest structural composite swept blade props designed specifically for Beechcraft King Air 350 turboprops. Hartzell Propeller will feature the propeller at Booth C7812 at the National Business Aviation Association’s Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), held Oct. […]

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For Texas Turbine Supervan 900 Conversion

EASA Certification Received for Supervan 900™

Piqua, Ohio, Sept. 5, 2017 – Airplane modifier Texas Turbine Conversions has received approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for Hartzell Propeller’s four-blade composite swept prop designed specifically for single-engine Supervan 900™ aircraft. “Building on positive U.S. customer acceptance of Hartzell’s collaboration with Texas Turbine for Cessna Caravan engine conversions featuring new structural […]

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Hartzell Propeller Creates Composite Blade Pre-flight Check Video for Pilots

Piqua, Ohio, Aug. 28, 2017 — Hartzell Propeller has added to its series of how-to videos for pilots and mechanics. The newest video covers the evaluation of structural composite propeller blades by describing the ins and outs of composite prop pre-flight checks for pilots. “Pre-flight checks for structural composite propellers are very similar to metal […]

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Hartzell Propeller and Raisbeck Engineering Team Up for Better Performing King Air 350s

Oshkosh, Wisc., July 24, 2017 – Hartzell Propeller and Raisbeck Engineering are collaborating on new structural composite swept blade props for the Beechcraft King Air 350 turboprop. Hartzell Propeller’s exhibit at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 will feature a King Air 350 modified by Raisbeck Engineering with Hartzell’s newest structural composite 106-inch diameter lightweight five-blade propellers. […]

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Hartzell Propeller Appoints CAFUC as Service and Support Center

Piqua, Ohio, July 17, 2017 – Hartzell Propeller appointed the Aircraft Repair and Overhaul Plant of Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC) as a Service and Support Center in the People’s Republic of China. CAFUC is located in Guanghan City in Sichuan Province, China. It was founded in 1956 and established its Aircraft Repair […]

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Hartzell Propeller Expands Global Footprint

  Piqua, Ohio, July 10, 2017 – In the past year, Hartzell Propeller has expanded its global reach across the spectrum of general aviation’s propeller equipped aircraft. Through a multiyear, multimillion dollar investment in advanced aerodynamics and manufacturing techniques using state-of-the-art composite and aerospace grade materials, the company today reigns as the industry leader as […]

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Hartzell Scimitar Prop Approved for Cardinal RGs

  Piqua, Ohio, July 3, 2017 – Hartzell Propeller has received an STC for its two-blade aluminum scimitar propeller to replace the factory standard prop for Cessna 177RG Cardinal and Reims F177RG aircraft powered by IO-360-A1B6(D) 200 HP engines. Offered through Hartzell’s Top Prop performance conversion program, introductory pricing is $10,500 for the new 78-inch […]

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Specially Designed 5-Blade Prop Passes 200 Milestone

Hartzell Specially Designed 5-Blade Prop for PC-12 Passes 200 Milestone Piqua, Ohio, June 5, 2017 – Hartzell Propeller has delivered more than 50 new Top Prop five-blade composite swept tip props for the Pilatus PC-12 fleet since introduction 18 months ago. In addition, Hartzell has delivered more than 160 of the new propellers to Pilatus […]

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Hartzell 4-Blade Prop Approved for Texas Turbine’s Supervan 900

Piqua, Ohio, May 30, 2017 – Airplane modifier Texas Turbine Conversions has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Hartzell Propeller’s four-blade composite swept prop designed for single-engine Supervan 900™ aircraft. “This Hartzell and Texas Turbine collaboration partners engine upgrades for converted Cessna Caravans with Hartzell’s structural composite propellers especially engineered for the Supervan 900,” […]

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Hartzell 5-Blade Composite Prop Approved for the Piper M600

  Piqua, Ohio, May 9, 2017 – Hartzell Propeller’s new five-blade composite swept tip prop has received FAA approval for installation on the Piper M600 turboprop aircraft. Hartzell’s newest propeller was designed specifically for the Piper M600. It features thin, maximum efficiency airfoils providing increased performance and outstanding ramp appeal. The durability of the new […]

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Hartzell Trailblazer Composite Prop Receives STC for Cessna Cardinals

Piqua, Ohio, May 2, 2017 – Hartzell Propeller’s composite Trailblazer prop has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Cessna Cardinals. The approval covers retractable gear normally aspirated and turbonormalized C-177RG Cardinals with IO-360s and IO-390s engines. “Our testing found the Trailblazer two-blade prop to have excellent performance. Its light weight and the composite materials […]

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Hartzell Trailblazer Composite Prop Receives Supplemental Type Certificate for Super Cubs

Hartzell Trailblazer Prop Receives STC for Super Cubs

  Piqua, Ohio, April 3, 2017 – Hartzell Propeller’s 83-inch composite Trailblazer propeller has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Super Cub PA-12 and PA-18 aircraft. The announcement is being made this week by the company at Sun ‘n Fun in Lakeland, Fla., and AERO Friedrichshafen in Germany. Hartzell Propeller worked closely with Professional […]

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Hartzell Propeller Reveals 100th Anniversary Activities and Air Show Schedule for 2017

Piqua, Ohio, March 27, 2017 – Hartzell Propeller and its customers are poised to celebrate the company’s 100th anniversary of designing, certifying, manufacturing and supporting propellers for tens of thousands of aircraft customers through the decades.   “‘Built on Honor’ has been our mantra for a century,” said Hartzell Propeller President Joe Brown, “and we […]

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Red Bull Air Race Championship Picks  Hartzell Propeller for Another Year

Red Bull Air Race Championship Picks Hartzell Propeller for Another Year

  Piqua, Ohio, Feb. 6, 2017 — For the fourth consecutive year, Hartzell Propeller will be the 2017 propeller technical partner of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, known as the new dimension of motorsports. The first race of the 2017 series is scheduled Feb. 10-11 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Hartzell will provide its […]

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Hartzell Props Designated for Indian Air Force Basic Trainer

  Piqua, Ohio, Jan. 30, 2017 — Hartzell Propeller’s four-blade lightweight aluminum propeller has been selected by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) for its HTT-40 two-place turbine basic trainer aircraft. The new indigenous HTT-40 is designed and built by HAL under the country’s Make In India initiative. The HTT-40 will replace the piston-powered HPT-32 Deepak trainer […]

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Hartzell Releases Special Pricing for Piper Meridian, M500 Propellers

New Orleans, Oct. 3, 2016 – In advance of the annual MMOPA Convention, Hartzell Propeller released special pricing for the company’s five-blade composite propeller designed specifically for the Piper Aircraft Meridian and Piper’s new M500. The Malibu/Mirage Owners & Pilots Association (MMOPA) convention begins here Oct. 5-9. The $49,000 list price includes the new five-blade […]

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Hartzell Propeller Claw Leads the Way as Red Bull Air Race Returns to United States

Piqua, Ohio, Sept. 20, 2016 – The Red Bull Air Race World Championship and Hartzell Propeller will be bring the exciting race series to the United States in October, for championship races in Indianapolis and Las Vegas as the series wraps up its international schedule. For the third consecutive year, Hartzell Propeller is the propeller […]

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Hartzell 5-blade Swept Prop Popular with 30% of TBM Aircraft in Less Than 3 Years

Phoenix, Ariz., Sept. 19, 2016 – Hartzell Propeller has delivered 230 advanced swept airfoil five-blade props for Daher TBM 700/850/900/930 aircraft, since FAA approval in 2014. The announcement was made today in advance of the Annual TBM Owners and Pilots Association Convention to be held here Sept. 21-24. “Hartzell’s high performance structural composite propellers are […]

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CubCrafters Picks Hartzell Trailblazer Prop for Flagship XCub

Oshkosh, Wisc., July 25, 2016 – Hartzell Propeller’s composite swept tip Trailblazer prop and CubCrafters XCub were made for each other. Hartzell announced today at EAA AirVenture that CubCrafters had picked the Trailblazer as standard equipment on its newest Flagship the XCub. “Like the XCub itself, Hartzell’s Trailblazer props are lighter, faster and stronger than […]

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Hartzell Propeller Extends Top Prop Warranty Through First Overhaul

Oshkosh, Wisc., July 24, 2016 – In an aviation industry first, Hartzell Propeller has extended the warranty on its Top Prop conversion propellers all the way through first overhaul. This is the longest warranty for propellers offered anywhere in the general aviation industry. “As a pilot and aircraft owner myself, I know that cost is […]

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