MEET THE HARTZELL FAMILY OF COMPANIES

For over 100 years, Hartzell has been on the leading edge of aviation innovation. The entire Hartzell family of companies also share the same commitment to quality products, exceptional service, and investment in technology. While our organization encompasses a wide array of products and services, we’re all working together as one to advance the future of general aviation.

Hartzell Propeller

Hartzell Propeller

ACQUIRED: 1987
EMPLOYEES: 300+
HEADQUARTERS: Piqua, Ohio

Hartzell Propeller is the leading manufacturer of aircraft propeller systems in the world and serves the general aviation industry globally. Founded in 1917, the company has been owned by the Browns since 1987 when it was acquired from TRW. Hartzell is headquartered in Piqua, Ohio, and employs 300+ people. Hartzell designs and builds constant-speed variable pitch propellers for general aviation applications – both piston engine and turboprop. Aircraft propellers are highly engineered, flight-critical components tailored to individual aircraft. Engineering and quality assurance skills are crucial to the business as are best-of-class manufacturing capabilities. Some of the capabilities of the business include:

• Close tolerance machining
• Corrosion-resistant, long-wear, and reliability-focused products
• Carbon composite fabrication capabilities
• Stringent regulatory and quality systems management
• Long product life cycle management
• Product liability and risk management
• Engineering and design

Hartzell Engine Technologies

Hartzell Engine Technologies

ACQUIRED: 2010
EMPLOYEES: 120
HEADQUARTERS: Montgomery, Alabama

Hartzell Engine Technologies was formed in 2010 after the acquisition of the assets of Kelly Aerospace Energy Systems, LLC. and employs 120 people. Hartzell Engine Technologies product lines include turbocharger systems, alternators, starters, Janitrol Heaters, South Wind heaters, fuel pumps, voltage regulators and a large range of other electrical components. These products primarily serve piston-engine general aviation, military aircraft, as well as piston and turbine engine helicopters. Some of the capabilities of the organization include:

• Design and engineering
• Close tolerance machining
• Assembly
• Product testing
• Long product life cycle management

AEROSPACE WELDING MINNEAPOLIS, INC. (AWI) AND AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING, INC. (AMI)

AEROSPACE WELDING MINNEAPOLIS, INC. (AWI) AND AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING, INC. (AMI)

ACQUIRED: 2019
EMPLOYEES: 90
LOCATION: Eagan, Minnesota

AWI’s specializes in welding, bending and fabricating sheet metal and tubing and manufactures, repairs and overhaul piston aircraft exhaust and engine mounts. AMI specializes in machining and welding with a focus on bending and welding tube assemblies for jet engines and airframes and metal details for AWI’s exhaust and engine mount business. Some capabilities of the business include:

• Certified welding that includes stainless steel, aluminum, titanium, chromoly and Inconel
• Tube bending
• Precision Machining
• Sheet Metal Fabrication

QUALITY AIRCRAFT ACCESSORIES HOLDING CORPORATION (QAA)

QUALITY AIRCRAFT ACCESSORIES HOLDING CORPORATION (QAA)

ACQUIRED: 2019
EMPLOYEES: 50
HEADQUARTERS: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Quality Aircraft Accessories is a FAA Part 145 Class 1 and Class 2 Repair Station with locations in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with the in-house ability to overhaul most engine and airframe accessories. QAA is also a stocking aircraft distributor for many general aviation accessory manufacturer, including Champion, Dukes, Weldon Aerospace, Hartzell Engine Technologies, Precision Airmotive, Sky-Tec, Marvel Schebler, Tempest,Ametek/Drake Air, Lamar, Rapco, Inc, Plane-Power, Aerospace Turbine Rotables and Kelly Aerospace. Some of the capabilities of the business include:

• One-day service on most engine accessories
• Knowledgeable aircraft technicians to assist with installation and troubleshooting
• Required aircraft parts are in stock
• Reliable and predictable service

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