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A New Three-Bladed Hartzell Propeller Design Is Selected For The Zlin 242L Aerobatic Trainer

PIQUA, Ohio — September 28, 1994 — Well known Czech Republic aircraft manufacturer, Moravan, has selected a Hartzell three-bladed constant speed propeller system for its Zlin 242L trainer aircraft. The North American importer of the aircraft is Zlin Aerospace North America located in Barrie, Ontario. The 242L is certified and operated in the United States […]

Hartzell Service Center Receives Mooney M20K Propeller De-Ice Approval For Top Prop Conversions

PIQUA, Ohio — September 9, 1994 — The Hartzell Service Center announced today that it has received from the FAA an amendment to STC SA1505GL allowing installation of an electric propeller de-icing system. The Top Prop™ three-bladed conversion for the Mooney M20K (231, 252 and TSE) will now be available with electric de-ice for those […]

Grumman Tracker Turboprop Conversions To Feature Five-Bladed Hartzell Propeller Systems

PIQUA, Ohio — August 16, 1994 — Both Marsh Aviation and Israeli Aircraft Industries (IAI) have developed turboprop conversions of the Grumman Tracker that feature advanced Hartzell propeller systems. The conversions include replacement of the original radial engines with Garrett TPE-331-15 turboprops as well as replacement of the original props with new Hartzell five-blade constant […]

Hartzell Five-Blade Metal Propeller Systems Selected For Antonov An-28PT

PIQUA, Ohio — August 10, 1994 — Hartzell has been selected to supply five-bladed propeller systems for the Antonov An-28PT aircraft being assembled by PZL Mielec in Poland. The aluminum blade/steel hub Hartzell systems will be fitted to two Pratt & Whitney PT6A-65B turboprop engines of 1100 HP. The new props weigh only 14 lbs. […]

Hartzell Proposes Five-Blade Metal Propeller Systems For Albatross Fire Fighting Conversion

PIQUA, Ohio — August 4, 1994 — Five-bladed Hartzell turboprop propeller systems have been proposed for use in the conversion of Grumman Albatross flying boats into highly capable fire fighters. Key design concerns for the propeller system include durability and reliability in the highly corrosive and erosive environment in which seaplanes operate. The proposed propeller […]

Antonov Selects Hartzell Five-Bladed Propellers For AN-38

PIQUA, Ohio — July 18, 1994 — Hartzell five-bladed propellers will form part of the American contribution to the Antonov AN-38 multi-role transport. 1,500 HP Garrett TPE-331-14GR engines complete the powerplant sections of the new Ukrainian aircraft. Functioning in conjunction with a high-wing, split tail design, the 2.85 m (9.3 ft.) propellers contribute to the […]

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