Hartzell Propeller has received a Type Certificate for the new two-blade Bantam propeller for use with the Rotax 912 and 914 four-stroke engines series, used mostly for light-sport and ultra light aircraft.
The Hartzell Bantam propeller series consists of small, lightweight two- and three-blade propellers with a thin, wide chord and swept high performance airfoils. The recent approval covers installation of Hartzell’s two-blade Bantam propellers, featuring carbon fiber structural composite blades, hard nickel leading edges and composite spinners.
The new propellers are available in various diameters ranging from 67-77 inches through Hartzell’s Top Prop performance conversion program. Bantam two-blade props are approved for 912iS Sport (100hp), 912 (80hp), 912 (100hp) and 914 (115hp) engines. Lightweight Bantam two-blade propellers weigh 25 pounds, including spinner.