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Hartzell Scimitar Prop Approved for Cessna 180/182 Fleets

Date: December 18, 2018 Category: Press Releases
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Piqua, Ohio, Dec. 18, 2018 – Hartzell Propeller has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its two-blade aluminum Scimitar propellers for Cessna 180/182 aircraft. Offered through Hartzell’s Top Prop performance conversion program, introductory pricing is $9,900 for the new swept aluminum two-blade 82-inch diameter propeller, including polished spinner and all STC documentation.

“This replacement propeller gives Cessna 180/182 owners an opportunity to take advantage of Hartzell’s proven reliability and performance advantages,” said Hartzell Executive Vice President JJ Frigge. “Cessna 180/182 operators can now get a longer 2,400 hour, six-year TBO and the longest propeller warranty in the business, all the way through first overhaul.”

Hartzell’s latest propeller has higher 180/182 climb performance and is faster in cruise at lower altitudes. Models covered by the STC include Cessna 180 through 180J and Cessna 182s through 182P, and F182P.

About Hartzell Propeller, Inc.

Hartzell Propeller is the global leader in advanced technology aircraft propeller design and manufacturing for business, commercial and government customers. The company designs next generation propellers with innovative “blended airfoil” technology and manufactures them with revolutionary machining centers, robotics and custom resin transfer molding curing stations. Hartzell Propeller and its sister company, Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC, form the general aviation business unit of Tailwind Technologies Inc. For more info on Hartzell Propeller, go to

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