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Skies Over AirVenture Oshkosh to be Filled with Hartzell Propeller Performers

Date: July 22, 2014 Category: Oshkosh 2014, Press Releases Tags:
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Paul McCowan's Parachute Team

Paul McCowan’s Parachute Team

Piqua, Ohio, July 21, 2014 – Hundreds of thousands of aviation enthusiasts attending EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 who cast their vision skyward will be able to see a number of aerial performances associated with Hartzell Propeller, Inc.

Paul McCowan’s Parachute Team will jump from the skies on the first day of the show on Monday, July 28 flying a large Hartzell Propeller flag high above the throngs of aviators making the pilgrimage to America’s biggest aircraft show.

In addition, Hartzell Propeller continues to partner with three of the world’s greatest aerobatic performers – aviation superstars Sean D. Tucker, Michael Goulian, and Matt Chapman – who will all be flying exciting exhibitions at Oshkosh.

“As a company of aviation fans, Hartzell Propeller appreciates the opportunity to be able to help launch some of the most exhilarating aerial performances over Wittman Regional Airport for AirVenture 2014,” said Hartzell Propeller President Joe Brown. He is on the board of the Experimental Aircraft Association, which sponsors the Oshkosh airshow.

Hartzell Propeller will be displaying all of its latest composite technology props at its new Main Aircraft Display 296-297 exhibit between Hangar A and the food court. Included in the exhibit will be Hartzell’s newly certificated five-bladed swept prop for the TBM 700/850. Also on display will be the high performance Bantam series three-blade propeller for diesel-powered Cessna Skyhawk aircraft and the two-bladed swept-tip Trailblazer prop for experimental aircraft and a number of certificated aircraft models

All three aerobatic performers will be flying with Hartzell’s Claw propeller. Tucker will perform Tuesday and Thursday during the show, held from July 28 through Aug. 3. He will be piloting his Oracle Challenger III. He is chair of the EAA Young Eagles program.

Goulian’s Extra 330SC will be on display at Hartzell’s booth between the A Hangar and the food court on Monday. He will be signing autographs at Hartzell’s booth on Thursday from 10 to 10:45 am. And Goulian will perform aerobatic shows on Wednesday and Saturday in his Eagle 580.

Chapman will fly his performances on Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the show in his Eagle 580. He began flying aerobatics in 1984, and his achievements include the Hilliard Trophy, the International Aerobatic Club Championship, and the Fond du Lac Cup.

About Hartzell Propeller Inc.
Hartzell Propeller is the leader in advanced technology propeller design and manufacturing with more than 3,700 propellers delivered annually to business, commercial and government customers. The company developed the next generation of propellers with innovative blended airfoil technology. It manufactures these blades using a combination of revolutionary machining centers and robotics. With its ASC-II™ composite technology, Hartzell provides mission-optimized performance for customers. Hartzell Propeller traces its beginnings in 1917 to a business relationship with Orville Wright and was founded on the principle of Built on Honor – a tradition that continues today. For more info go to

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