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POWERING THE FUTURE OF AVIATION

Hartzell Aviation brings together industry-leading general aviation manufacturers, suppliers, and service providers with the shared purpose of enhancing the freedom of flight and powering the future of aviation.

HARTZELL AVIATION
QUALITY.
PERFORMANCE.
SUPPORT.

Driven by a shared passion for flight and the relentless pursuit of excellence and innovation, Hartzell Aviation provides aviation products and services that deliver uncompromising quality, performance, and support.

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THE MOST TRUSTED NAME IN AVIATION

With a history dating back to the Wright Brothers, Hartzell Aviation is a growing family of brands committed to innovation and the continuous improvement of general aviation. We focus on investing in world-class processes and leading-edge technologies to support today’s aircraft owners and operators. It’s what you can expect from the most trusted name in aviation.

AVIATION IS IN OUR DNA

Each of the companies in the Hartzell Aviation family of brands is unified by the same core value: Built on Honor. Our brand promise and guiding philosophy, Built on Honor reflects a collective commitment to uphold the highest standards in quality, performance, and support. Built on Honor is integral to everything we do, because aviation isn’t just our industry — it’s our community, our family, and our legacy.

Join the aircraft owners and operators worldwide who rely on the Hartzell Aviation family of brands.

UNBRIDLED PASSION
HARTZELL PROPELLER

Founded in 1917 and headquartered in Piqua, Ohio, Hartzell Propeller is the global leader in advanced aircraft propeller design and manufacturing technology for general aviation applications — both piston engine and turboprop — as well as custom propulsion solutions for electric, hybrid-electric aircraft, and advanced air mobility programs. In 2021, Hartzell Propeller acquired Tanis Aircraft Products, expanding Hartzell’s heating products to include systems for propeller de-ice, piston engine preheat, turbine engine preheat, helicopter preheat, battery, avionics, and cabin preheat.

HARTZELL ENGINE TECH

Hartzell Engine Tech is a leading OEM supplier and aerospace technology company that includes branded components from Janitrol Aero, Plane-Power, Aeroforce Turbocharger Systems, Sky-Tec, and Fuelcraft, providing engine accessories and heating solutions that meet the demanding challenges of today’s aircraft systems. Quality Aircraft Accessories (QAA), an FAA Part 145 Class 1 and Class 2 Repair Station for piston engine and airframe accessories and an online distributor of new, rebuilt and overhauled engine accessories, offers full product life-cycle support of Hartzell Engine Tech.

UNEQUALLED PERFORMANCE
UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES
HARTZELL AEROSPACE WELDING

Hartzell Aerospace Welding provides quality aviation exhaust systems and custom metal fabrication backed by the expertise of trusted aviation companies Aerospace Welding Minneapolis, Inc. (AWI), Aerospace Manufacturing, Inc. (AMI), and Acorn Welding, including its Seaplanes West division. As the world leader in aircraft exhaust systems and engine mounts, the company’s core competencies include certified welding, precision machining, and sheet metal fabrication.

HARTZELL CAREERS
JOIN THE TEAM!

At Hartzell Aviation, our companies are powering the future of aviation. If you have a passion for turning dreams into reality, we have a place for you.

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NEWS & UPDATES
AVIATION INNOVATION

Hartzell Aviation is at the forefront of aviation innovation. Stay up to date with the latest news and updates from our growing family of brands.

GENERAL AVIATION
Introducing Hartzell Aviation 

Powering the Future of Aviation With a history dating back to the Wright Brothers, Hartzell has been innovating and improving...

HARTZELL AEROSPACE WELDING
Welding Wonders

Q&A with Ryan Latham, President of Hartzell Aerospace Welding Hartzell Aerospace Welding provides quality aviation exhaust systems and custom metal...

HARTZELL ENGINE TECH
Firewall Forward Focus

Q&A with Keith Bagley, President of Hartzell Engine Tech  Hartzell Engine Tech (HET) offers aircraft engine accessories and cabin heating...

TAILWIND LEADERSHIP
MEET OUR TEAM

A successful acquisition company relies on the steady stewardship of an experienced and capable management team. Meet the Leadership Team of Tailwind Technologies Inc.

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JAMES W. BROWN III

President

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JOSEPH W. BROWN

Chief Operating Officer

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MATTHEW L. JESCH

Business Advisor

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CHRISTOPHER E. HYPES

Chief Financial Officer

CONTACT US
LET’S TALK

Ready to learn more about Hartzell Aviation and our family of brands? Leave us a note with your contact information and we’ll be happy to speak with you about how we can work together to take general aviation to new heights.

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