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Hartzell President Art Disbrow To Retire

Disbrow’s Tenure Marked By Rapid Growth And Product Innovation PIQUA, Ohio — September 11, 1997 — Hartzell Propeller Inc. announced today the retirement of its President Arthur R. Disbrow, effective September 30. Mr. Disbrow joined the company as Vice President and General Manager in 1981 at the time the company was acquired by TRW. He […]

Hartzell Discusses Service Bulletin 217 Covering 1950s and 1960s Era Props

New Service Procedures are Necessary to Protect the Integrity of the Blade Retention Systems on these Older Products. Oshkosh, WI – July 31, 1997 … Hartzell Propeller made a presentation to the aviation press and public today at the EAA Convention to discuss its recently released Service Bulletin 217. This bulletin affects 2- and 3-bladed […]

Hartzell Selected for New All-Composite Aircraft

PIQUA, Ohio — July 1, 1997 — Hartzell announced today that it has been selected to provide scimitar propeller systems for the new Kestrel K-250. The prop for the new aircraft will feature custom blade airfoils designed by Hartzell to provide maximum performance within the intended flight envelope. The aircraft and propeller system are scheduled […]

Hartzell Introduces Lowest Cost Comanche 180 Propeller Conversion

PIQUA, Ohio — April 25, 1997 — Hartzell announced today receipt of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of a new two-bladed propeller for the Comanche 180 (PA24-180). This new propeller, which is intended to replace McCauley threaded models as well as Hartzell steel hub systems, offers the same performance of the older props, […]

Hartzell Promotes Disbrow

PIQUA, Ohio — April 8, 1997 — Hartzell Propeller Inc. announces the promotion of Michael R. Disbrow to the position of Vice President of Marketing and Customer Support. In this new position, Disbrow’s responsibilities will include overall management of the company’s marketing and sales efforts. In addition, he will retain aftermarket product and customer support […]

Hartzell Occupies New World Headquarters

PIQUA, Ohio — March 31, 1997 — Hartzell Propeller Inc. announced today completion of a major facility expansion including an entirely new main headquarters building. The $4 million addition and renovation has enabled the company to consolidate the Product Engineering, Marketing, Sales and Product Support groups with its main manufacturing and assembly plant. Hartzell also […]

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