FAA STC for 4-blade MT-Propeller on DHC-6 (Twin Otter) Viking Air Ltd.
Atting, February 2014. MT-Propeller Entwicklung GmbH has received the FAA STC No. SA03368NY for the next generation 4-blade scimitar composite propeller MTV-16-1-E-C-F-R(P)/CFR240-55 on the DHC-6 (Twin Otter) Viking Air Ltd. The Installation is also certified by EASA STC No. 10043964.
Advantages of the propeller installation: - Best vibration damping characteristics for almost vibration free propeller operations - Bonded on Nickel Alloy leading edge for best erosion protection of the blades - Enhanced take-off distance by approx. 5 % (MTOW, SL, ISA conditions) - Enhanced climb performance by approx. 5 % (MTOW, SL, ISA conditions) - Enhanced cruise performance by 2 to 3 kts (MTOW, ISA conditions) - Cooler ITTs during engine start up, therefore less engine wear and reduced risk of hot start! - Significant inside and outside noise reductions - no life limitation - FOD repairable - Best weight to price ratio in the industry
MT-Propeller is the world leading natural composite propeller manufacturer with 30 propeller models from 2-blade to 6-blade hydraulically controlled variable pitch propeller, for engines producing up to 5000hp, and 2-blade to 4-blade electrically controlled variable pitch propeller, for engines producing up to 350hp as well as two blade fixed pitch propellers. Over 30 years ago, the first MT-Propeller was shipped.
The high performance, light weight and durable MT-Propellers can be used on aircraft with piston engines and propeller turbines, as well as on airships, wind tunnels or hovercraft.
Fulfilling the highest certifications requirements they are also supplemental type certified on Part 25 aircrafts. There is no current Airworthiness Directives (AD).
MT-Propeller is holder of over 200 STCs worldwide and OEM supplier for more than 90% of the European Aircraft Industry as well as 30% of the US Aircraft Industry with more than 15.000 propeller systems flying. In July 2013, the 50000th blade was shipped. 110 Million fleet hours where already performed on MT-Propellers.
A factory certified network of 58 service centers, provides best service and maintenance all over the world.
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