Hartzell Propeller has received a Supplemental Type Certificate for a new five-blade propeller for Piper Aircraft’s Piper Meridian and the M500 turboprops. The composite propeller, which increases flight performance, was designed specifically for the two aircraft. Muncie Aviation, a Piper dealer, is among the first customers for the propeller. The blades are certified for unlimited life and are five to 10 times stronger than wood core blades, the company said. They feature a stainless ...


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