NAHF Announces New Board Leadership

The National Aviation Hall of Fame announced its Board of Trustees has elected aviation and aerospace attorney James E. Cooling as board chair and business aviation leader Douglas Schwartz as vice chair. With the organization engaged in the transformation of its Heritage Hall and Education Center in Dayton, Ohio, and working at the forefront to […]

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Hartzell Receives Voyager Propeller STC for Cessna Skywagon Fleet

Building on acceptance by backcountry flyers of Cessna Skywagons, Hartzell Propeller has once again expanded the applicability of its ubiquitous three-blade aluminum Voyager props. The Voyager, which is popular with bush pilots, was previously approved for other Cessna 180/182/185/206 aircraft powered by the Continental 520 and 550 engines. The Voyager is now STC approved for […]

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FAA Awards $231,000 in Grants to Expand Outreach to Under-Represented Students in STEM

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded $231,000 in grants to support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) outreach. “If kids can dream it, they can do it. It’s up to us to light the path for them,” said FAA Deputy Administrator Bradley Mims. Three grants are for universities to facilitate STEM […]

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives ISTAT Grant for Wings of Women 2022

The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) announced that the International Society of Transportation Aircraft Trading Foundation (ISTAT) awarded the NAHF with a grant in support of their 2022 Wings of Women (WOW) event. The ISTAT Foundation annually supports non-profit organizations as part of their effort to raise awareness of aviation careers, provide dedicated education, […]

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STC Approved for Hartzell Propeller 3-Blade Mooney Bravo Prop

A Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) has been approved to replace McCauley propellers on Mooney M20M/TLS/Bravo series single-engine aircraft with Hartzell Propeller’s 75-inch diameter three-bladed aluminum props. Airplanes covered by the STC are powered by TIO-540-AF1A and TIO-540-AF1B Turbocharged Lycoming Sabre engines. “Installing Hartzell’s Scimitar-style prop covered by this STC delivers 8-10 percent improvement in climb […]

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Hartzell Propeller Transitions Engineering and Flight Safety Leadership from Bruce Hanke to Doug Washburn

Hartzell Propeller has implemented an engineering leadership transition. Vice President of Engineering and Flight Safety Bruce Hanke is retiring in July, with his duties being assumed by 21-year veteran GE Aviation engineering leader Doug Washburn, who recently joined Hartzell Propeller. “Bruce Hanke, with over four decades of engineering and leadership experience, leaves a legacy of […]

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Hartzell’s AERO Friedrichshafen Presence Focuses on Petroleum and ePowered Flight

Hartzell Propeller will feature the latest iterations of props for petroleum, electric and hydrogen propelled aircraft at AERO Friedrichshafen to be held April 27-30 in Germany. Hartzell’s contingent of propeller specialists, including sales, engineering and executives will be at Exhibit Hall A3-116. “We have active General Aviation propeller technology initiatives underway in every propulsion segment […]

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Hartzell Propeller Adds Mitch Heaton to Lead Technology Initiatives for Advanced Air Mobility

Hartzell Propeller has appointed Mitch Heaton as director, Business Development and New Technology to further the company’s programs involving advanced air mobility (AAM). His focus will be on developing propellers for eVTOL, eSTOL, electric, hybrid and hydrogen powered aircraft. Using an innovative blend of sophisticated engineering analytics, certification skills and world-class manufacturing technologies, Hartzell is […]

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