PIQUA, Ohio — February 17, 1999 — Hartzell Propeller Inc. announced today that it had received new STCs (Supplemental Type Certificates) that will allow two Bonanza models to be upgraded to the current production-standard propeller. The two STCs for the Continental IO-550 powered A36 and the turbocharged B36TC will be available with optional electric de-ice systems. Both props will also enjoy Hartzell’s industry leading Plus Three™ 3-year warranty and will feature a 6-year or 2400 hour recommended TBO. Both props are part of Hartzell’s growing family of lightweight, modern, compact piston propeller systems.
List price for both new propeller systems is $7,195 or $8,750 with electric de-ice. The kits include the prop, a new polished spinner as well as STC paperwork.
Hartzell Propeller Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of propeller systems, shipping product into more than 25 countries in 1996. Hartzell enjoys a 60 percent market share on turboprop airliners and 85 percent market share on corporate turboprops. The 82-year old company is also well-known for its design leadership, having introduced the industry’s first full-feathering propeller for light twins, the first fully reversing propellers for corporate turboprops and the industry’s first composite structure blades.