Under a recently approved STC, Hartzell Propeller’s five-blade composite propeller for Daher Kodiak 100 aircraft is now available as a factory option and for retrofit under Hartzell’s Top Prop program. The propeller can replace the four-blade aluminum Hartzell prop, now standard equipment on Kodiak 100s. The Daher-Hartzell development was announced by Daher at SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo, held March 28-April 2.
Hartzell Propeller is extending its $1,000 discount to supporters of the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) on all new Hartzell backcountry airplane propellers, now through 2023, marking the third consecutive year of this discount. In addition to these savings, Hartzell is making a $250 contribution to the RAF mission for each of these special sales.
New aircraft equipped with the latest props from Hartzell Propeller will be on static display during the 2022 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), Oct. 18-20, in Orlando, FL. The broad presence of aircraft will reflect not only Hartzell’s deep investment in advanced aerodynamic propellers with cutting-edge improvements in performance but also in the company's long-term relationships with a wide range of aircraft manufacturers.
Hartzell Propeller receives a supplemental type certificate (STC) from the FAA to replace Diamond DA40 NG MT wood/composite propellers with new higher-performance, 3-bladed, lightweight Polaris composite props. The 74-inch-diameter three-blade ASCII carbon-fiber prop for the Austro Engine E4-A features a lightweight Bantam aluminum hub and 2,4000-hour/six-year TBO, with Hartzell's warranty through first overhaul.
Hartzell Propeller appoints Arrow Aviation Pvt. Ltd. as a service and support center in India. Arrow Aviation’s propeller-overhaul workshop and its head office are located in Kolkata, with additional locations in Delhi, Mumbai and the UAE. Arrow Aviation provides product support services for airframes, tooling, avionics and instruments, brakes and wheels, consumables and lubricants, ground-support equipment, landing gears, rotables, tires and windows.
Hartzell Propeller purchases the assets of Tanis Aircraft Products, a manufacturer of engine preheat systems for fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, with facilities in Minnesota. The Tanis brand will become part of Hartzell Propeller’s heated products, which now includes systems for propeller de-ice, piston-engine preheat, turbine-engine preheat, helicopter preheat, battery, avionics and cabin preheat.
STC Permits Texas Turbine to Offer Hartzell’s Composite or Aluminum Props for Converted 950-SHP Supervans
Hartzell Propeller reaches an agreement with the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) to offer a special $1,000 discount on all new Hartzell backcountry propellers sold to RAF members. The RAF is a national organization headquartered in Bozeman, MT, which is dedicated to preserving, improving and creating airstrips for recreational access.