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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 […]

Hartzell 5-blade Structural Composite Props Coming Soon to King Air 200 Fleet

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 19, 2019 – Hartzell Propeller has secured an FAA Type Certificate for a new five-blade carbon fiber propeller system for the King Air 200 fleet.  These custom designed props will be available through Raisbeck Engineering via STC for King Air 200, B200, and B200GT aircraft. This new propeller system, which increases performance […]

Blackhawk Picks P&WC and Hartzell to Create the World’s Fastest King Air

  Piqua, Ohio, Aug. 6, 2019 – Blackhawk Aerospace has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to transform the Beechcraft King Air 300 into the fastest King Air in the world. Coupled with Blackhawk’s conversion to factory-new Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A-67A engines replacing stock PT6A-60A engines on 12,500-pound […]

Hartzell Voyager Propeller Receives STC for Cessna A185E/F

Oshkosh, Wisc., July 22, 2019 – Hartzell Propeller has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for a new three-blade aluminum Scimitar propeller for Cessna’s A185E/F Skywagon and AgCarryall aircraft. Cessna 185 aircraft are known for stellar bush performance in the most inhospitable terrain.  Named the Voyager, the custom-designed premium performance propeller provides improved performance with up to seven […]

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