Piqua, Ohio, Sept. 21, 2015 – Hartzell Propeller Inc. has named Shenyang Avias Aviation Maintenance Engineering Co. Ltd. as the company’s first Service and Support Center in the Peoples Republic of China.
Shenyang Avias is located near Shenyang Taoxian Airport in Shenyang, the provincial capital and largest city of Liaoning Province in Northeast China.Shenyang Avias was established in 1998 and has a professional maintenance staff of 40 people who perform maintenance, repair and overhaul of aircraft engines and components.
“This latest initiative demonstrates that Hartzell Propeller is committed to Chinese owners, operators and mechanics,” said Weiqing (Max) Wang, Hartzell Propeller Managing Director for China, based in Shanghai City. “While Shenyang Avias is our first Service and Support Center in China, Hartzell will continue the long-term expansion of the service and support network to meet future growth of General Aviation in China.”
Shenyang Avias General Manager Sha Wei said, “Following considerable effort and investment, we are honored to be the first facility acknowledged by Hartzell for technical service and support in the Peoples Republic of China. Shenyang Avias has completed significant technical training at Hartzell Propeller’s production facility in Ohio and invested in considerable maintenance tooling to support the company’s propellers.”
The on-going relationship with Shenyang Avias provides Hartzell Propeller with in-country service, support, and warranty capability in addition to existing on-site representation in Shanghai, and 24/7 Mandarin AOG telephone technical support. Hartzell recently completed translations of propeller owner manuals into Mandarin for the most popular turboprop and piston-powered aircraft flying in China.
About Hartzell Propeller Inc.
Hartzell Propeller is the global leader in advanced technology propeller design and manufacturing with over 3,800 propellers delivered annually to business, commercial and government customers. The company designs these next generation propellers with innovative “blended airfoil” technology and manufactures them with revolutionary machining centers and robotics. With ASC-II™ composite technology, Hartzell delivers optimal performance, strength, and durability with carbon fiber blades.
Hartzell Propeller and its sister company, Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC, form the general aviation business unit of Tailwind Technologies Inc. The aerospace technology company also includes Mayday Manufacturing.
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