Piqua, Ohio, Feb. 4, 2019 — 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.
Hartzell will supply its three-blade structural composite propeller known as “The Claw,” carbon fiber composite spinners and lightweight governors to every Red Bull Air Race team. In addition, Hartzell will provide personnel for complete propeller technical support and maintenance services for all of the entrants in the races throughout the world.
Hartzell Propeller Executive Vice President JJ Frigge said, “We are again very pleased and proud that for the sixth consecutive year, Red Bull Air Race Championship chose Hartzell’s propellers to fly on every one of the race aircraft. The competition is really great and the races squeeze every performance measure out of each plane and our team in the world’s most exciting aerobatic venue.” For more information on the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, visit www.redbullairrace.com.
Co-sponsoring Mike Goulian
In addition, Hartzell Propeller co-sponsors Michael Goulian’s entry into the Championship. He is one of the most exciting and determined pilots to fly in the Red Bull Air Race, fighting for the world championship title.
The American has a crisp, aggressive and athletic style of flying that has made him a fan favorite around the world. Goulian is a fierce competitor who makes each strenuous flight maneuver an execution of precision. For info on Mike Goulian go to www.mikegoulian.com.
The Red Bull Air Race World Championship is an aerial motorsport series that demands a combination of speed, precision and skill. Using the fastest, most agile, high performance race planes, pilots compete in iconic locations over water and land. The high speed, low altitude and extreme maneuverability required make it only accessible to the world’s most exceptional pilots.
Hartzell Propeller is the global leader in advanced technology aircraft propeller design and manufacturing for business, commercial and government customers. The company designs next generation propellers with innovative “blended airfoil” technology and manufactures them with revolutionary machining centers, robotics and custom resin transfer molding curing stations. Hartzell Propeller and its sister company, Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC, form the general aviation business unit of Tailwind Technologies Inc. For more info on Hartzell Propeller, go to www.hartzellprop.com.