Red Bull Air Race Championship Selects Hartzell Propeller Again

Mike Goulian and team "kiss the bricks" at Indianapolis Motor Speedway where they won in 2018.

Hartzell Propeller will be the 2019 propeller technical partner of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship for yet another year. It is the sixth year in a row that Hartzell Propeller will be supporting the world famous air race. Continue reading "Red Bull Air Race Championship Selects Hartzell Propeller Again"

Hartzell Propeller Sponsors Tech Talks, Pilot Proficiency & Air Shows at AirVenture

Propellers will be everywhere at EAA AirVenture 2018, to be held July 23-29. With more than 500,000 Hartzell props manufactured and flown over the past one hundred years, it is a sure bet that attendees of Oshkosh's famous fly-in will see and experience the company's leading aerodynamic and technological advances. Continue reading "Hartzell Propeller Sponsors Tech Talks, Pilot Proficiency & Air Shows at AirVenture"

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

Hartzell Propeller technical expert Kevin Ryan explains pre-flight checks.

Hartzell Propeller 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, and it's applicable to homebuilt aircraft. Continue reading "Hartzell Propeller Creates Composite Blade Pre-flight Check Video for Pilots"

Prop War?

Whirlwind composite prop on David Sterling’s Lancair
This Whirlwind composite on David Sterling’s Lancair is the latest go-fast prop in the Reno Sport Gold pits.

For years Hartzell has ruled the roost in Sport class racing around the pylons at Reno. Their "race prop," as it’s universally called, has been found faithfully propelling nearly every front runner Glasair and Lancair for over a decade and it’s responded well as race speeds have steadily climbed. Continue reading "Prop War?"

Hartzell Engine Technologies Announces Purchase of Sky-Tec

Hartzell Engine Technologies LogoHartzell Engine Technologies LLC today announced the company's acquisition of the Sky-Tec brand of high performance aircraft starters and solenoids.

"We are ecstatic to have successfully completed the acquisition of one of the aviation industry’s most respected brands which significantly enhances our starter product line and adds solenoids as well," Mike Disbrow, president of Hartzell Engine Technologies (HET) said.  "Working with the entrepreneurial team behind Sky-Tec starters during our acquisition of Plane-Power alternators made it clear that our companies shared an uncommon mutual commitment to general aviation and our shared customers." Continue reading "Hartzell Engine Technologies Announces Purchase of Sky-Tec"