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Air Safety Institute’s Seasons of Safety Webinar Set Soon – “105 Days of Safe Summer Flying”

PIQUA, Ohio, May 18, 2020 – The next Air Safety Institute’s webinar in its four-part Seasons of Safety series is scheduled for 8 p.m. EST, Wednesday, May 20. Sponsored by Hartzell Propeller, the next webinar episode, 105 Days of Safe Summer Flying, delves into the challenges of summer flying. AOPA’s Air Safety Institute’s Manager of […]

JJ Frigge Promoted to President of Hartzell Propeller

PIQUA, Ohio, Jan. 27, 2020 – Hartzell Propeller has promoted JJ Frigge to President effective immediately. He assumes the role previously held by Joe Brown, who will become company Chairman, partnering with Frigge on the longer term elements of running the family owned business. “Over the past several years, JJ has progressed to positions of ever greater responsibilities. […]

Texas Turbine Awarded STC for Hartzell 5-Blade Props on CASA 212

PIQUA, Ohio, Jan. 13, 2020 – Airplane modifier Texas Turbine Conversions has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA for Hartzell Propeller’s high performance five-blade structural composite swept propellers for CASA 212 short takeoff and landing utility aircraft. “The modern five-blade props replace original equipment Hartzell four-blade aluminum propellers, providing weight savings and more […]

Tailwind Adds Aerospace Welding Minneapolis, Inc. and Aerospace Manufacturing, Inc. to Portfolio

Fast Growing Aviation & Aerospace Companies PIQUA, Ohio, Jan. 6, 2020 – Tailwind Technologies has acquired Aerospace Welding Minneapolis, Inc. and Aerospace Manufacturing, Inc. (AMI), both headed by President Tom Heid, who will continue in that capacity for Tailwind. Tailwind Technologies is the parent company of Hartzell Propeller, Inc. and Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC. “President Tom […]

Tailwind Acquires Quality Aircraft Accessories, Inc. With Facilities in Tulsa and Fort Lauderdale

PIQUA, Ohio, Jan. 6, 2020 – Tailwind Technologies recently acquired Quality Aircraft Accessories, Inc. (QAA), an aftermarket stocking distributor for many general aviation accessory manufacturers, with a primary facility in Tulsa, Okla. and a growing location in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. In addition, QAA is an unlimited FAA Part 145 Class 1 and Class 2 Repair Station […]

Hartzell Convenes Its Global Propeller Maintenance Facilities

PIQUA, Ohio, Dec. 2, 2019 – Hartzell Propeller’s global network of Recommended Services Facilities gathered recently in Florida for the company’s biennial three-day conference on propeller safety, quality and training. Recommended Service Facilities are elite propeller overhaul, repair and maintenance firms that meet Hartzell’s stringent standards.   “This gathering every other year brings together propeller service professionals […]

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