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Our fourth issue of Leading Edge focuses on fueling the passion of the next generation of pilots and aviation professionals. We’re thrilled to feature the story of Shaesta Waiz, who recently completed a world-record setting flight to inspire young women to pursue careers in STEM and aviation. In this issue, you’ll also find articles on emerging aviation careers, interviews with pilots, and helpful tips for maintaining and protecting your Hartzell propeller.

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Pilots n paws

How Your Love of Flying Can Make a Difference

Volunteer pilots around the country are using their passion for flying to help others in need.


Inspiring the Next Generation: Shaesta Waiz's Global Flight for STEM

Shaesta Waiz recently became the youngest female pilot to circumnavigate the globe in a single-engine aircraft to promote women in STEM and aviation.


Congratulations, Red Bull Air Race Champion!

After a historic win in the series’ opening race in Abu Dhabi, Michael Goulian is at the top of his game.



Signs It’s Time for a Propeller Replacement

Operating an aircraft in need of a propeller replacement or overhaul can be a dangerous risk. Here are some signs it's time to replace your prop.


The Fascinating History of Barnstorming

Discover the history behind one of the most fascinating periods of aviation history.


The Wright Brothers and Airplane Propeller Design

Engineering the first successful aircraft propeller with a twisted airfoil design.


Virtual Reality: Anywhere, Anytime Flight Simulation

The aviation industry is beginning to adopt the technology as a cost-effective and useful tool for flight simulation.


Protecting Your Propeller’s Paint

Simple steps you can take to protect your propeller’s paint and extend the life of your blades.


Things to Consider when Giving an Introductory Flight

Tips to ensure your introductory flight is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.


Key Benefits of Constant Speed Propellers

Learn the advantages of constant speed props.


Questions to Ask Before Building a Kitplane

Successfully building and flying a homebuilt aircraft can be among a pilot’s greatest accomplishments. Ask yourself these questions first.


Find Your Recommended Service Facility

Hartzell has assembled a worldwide network of RSFs to serve you. Find your RSF here.


The Fascinating History of Airmail

Learn the history of a service nearly as old as aviation itself.


4 Unique Careers in Aviation

Find out why now is the perfect time to turn your passion for flying into a career.


Aircraft Spotlight: Beechcraft King Air 350

We're shining a spotlight on an aircraft that rules the skies: the Beechcraft King Air 350.

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