Hartzell 3-Blade Navigator Composite Prop STC Approved for Bonanza Fleet

Hartzell’s new Navigator, a three-blade advanced structural composite scimitar propeller, is now approved for thousands of Beechcraft Bonanza single-engine airplanes. The new STC applies to Bonanza models including most 35-C33A, E33A, E33C, F33A, F33C, S35, V35, V35A, V35B, 36 and A36 aircraft. Available as part of Hartzell Propeller’s Top Prop™ program, the Navigator’s Advanced Structural […]

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Hartzell Receives Voyager Prop STC for Cessna 180/182/185/206 Aircraft Fleet, Building on Backcountry Acceptance of Skywagon/AgCarryall Prop

Hartzell has expanded the eligibility of its popular three-blade aluminum Voyager props. The Voyager is now STC approved for the large fleet of Cessna 180/182/185/206 aircraft, powered by Continental 520 and 550 engines. The Voyager, which has been well received by bush pilots, was previously approved for Cessna’s A185E/F Skywagon and AgCarryall aircraft. “Inspired by […]

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Tailwind Technologies Adds Capabilities of Dawley Aviation & Dawley Manufacturing to GA Portfolio

Tailwind Technologies’ sister operating companies, AMI-AWI, have acquired the assets of Dawley Aviation and Dawley Manufacturing. AMI-AWI are industry leaders in aviation component manufacturing, tubular components, thin-wall welding, precision machining, and exhaust systems. Both of the newly acquired companies also serve the general aviation market, as do other Tailwind portfolio companies, including Hartzell Propeller, Hartzell […]

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame’s 2020 Combs-Gates Award to be Presented to the CAF RISE ABOVE

The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) proudly reports that the Commemorative Air Force’s (CAF) RISE ABOVE project has earned the 18th Annual Combs Gates Award. The NAHF will award the $20,000 cash prize to the CAF in early 2021. NAHF Chairman Michael Quiello quoted from the nomination packet itself in making the announcement, “The […]

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Ohio Aviation Association Elects New Board Members, Officers and Presents Awards at Annual Conference

The Ohio Aviation Association (OAA) kicked-off its annual conference, themed “OAA 2020: A Flight Plan for Tomorrow!” on August 31, 2020. This year’s conference provided airports and businesses that support and serve airports, the opportunity to learn the latest trends in aviation, hear from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) officials, […]

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Hartzell’s New Pathfinder Propeller Will Be Option on CubCrafters’ New Nosewheel Cub

Photo above – CubCrafters’ NXCub with 3-blade Pathfinder. CubCrafters has chosen two of Hartzell Propeller’s next generation carbon fiber structural composite propellers as the sole options for the airplane manufacturer’s new nosewheel NXCub, which is headed to certification and production. “The Hartzell team is very pleased to continue our excellent and longstanding relationship with CubCrafters,” […]

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Texas Turbine Awarded STC for Hartzell 5-Blade Props on CASA 212

Airplane modifier Texas Turbine Conversions has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA for Hartzell Propeller’s high performance five-blade structural composite swept propellers for CASA 212 short takeoff and landing utility aircraft. “The modern five-blade props replace original equipment Hartzell four-blade aluminum propellers, providing weight savings and more efficient aerodynamics resulting in quieter […]

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