Log in to use our free company, program and sector update tracker feature.

Front page

CubCrafters selects Hartzell Trailblazer prop for flagship XCub

Hartzell Propeller's composite swept tip Trailblazer prop and CubCrafters XCub were made for each other. Hartzell announced today at EAA AirVenture that CubCrafters had picked the Trailblazer as standard equipment on its newest Flagship the XCub.

"Like the XCub itself, Hartzell's Trailblazer props are lighter, faster and stronger than any competitor," said CubCrafters CEO Jim Richmond. "That is why we paired the 180 horsepower Lycoming 0-360 with a Hartzell Trailblazer composite propeller. The combination helps make the XCub a winner."

The unlimited life Hartzell Trailblazer features a field replaceable nickel-cobalt leading edge, ensuring it can withstand demanding backcountry and bush flying. Due to its incredible strength and light weight, the all carbon fiber construction permits Hartzell to optimize blade chord thickness and sweep while achieving maximum strength.

"Without a doubt, if you are into backcountry and bush flying, then the Trailblazer constant speed prop is the only way to travel," said Hartzell President Joe Brown. "The strong structural composite construction of the Trailblazer and its sleek aerodynamic design clearly boosts performance, so important to those of us who have a passion for STOL performance and remote airstrips."

CubCrafters XCub, its newest flagship aircraft, received FAA Type Certification this past June and is on display at the CubCrafters Exhibit at EAA AirVenture, July 2016. In addition, Hartzell Propeller exhibits a Trailblazer propeller and other composite technology props.

Trailblazer swept-tip propellers maximize performance of numerous aircraft, both certified and amateur built, specifically designed for bush and backcountry flying. The two-blade version is compatible with most Lycoming 360 and 390 series engines, requires no placards or restrictions, and is not RPM limited.

Press release issued by Hartzell Propeller Inc on July 25, 2016


 Contact details from our directory:
Hartzell Propeller Inc Propeller Spinners, Composite Propellers, Engine Accessories, Metal Propellers, Synchrophasers
CubCrafters Inc. Airframer


 Related aircraft programs:
CubCrafters XCub


 Related directory sectors:
Rotors & Propellers

Enhanced listings:

Korea Jig and Fixture (KJF)
Leading tooling manufacturer in Korea, having competencies in large assembly jigs and moving lines.

Reduce the time spent on current projects by using ESDU – engineering data and software that have been approved and endorsed by professional institutions.

TenCate Advanced Composites
TenCate Advanced Composites is a leading provider of thermoset and thermoplastic prepregs to the aerospace industry.

ESPEC North America Inc. | Qualmark
Qualmark is your industry leading manufacturer and partner for accelerated reliability testing, HALT and HASS, for all commercial and defense avionics.

Interface Force Measurements Ltd
Accurate & reliable torque, force & pressure sensors, pressure mapping systems & calibration systems.

See our advertising tariff.


data pages remaining in monthly quota for non-subscribers

© Airframer Limited, operated under licence by Stansted News Limited 2018. Terms & Conditions of reading. Privacy policy