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108 N Duncan Rd
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Bloomer, WI 54724

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FAQ's - Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What colors are available?
  2. Can I use my existing prop governor?
  3. Who can re-build the blades if they get damaged?
  4. The blades have a wood core; can I use them in rain or on a seaplane?
  5. Is de-Icing available?
  6. How long has MT been making propellers?
  7. Why are many 2 blade aluminum props converted to 3-blade composite?
  8. How long does it take to get mine?
  9. Do I need a special technician to install the MT Prop.?
  10. I have other high-performance aircraft. Is there an MT prop to fit them also?
  11. Who pays shipping costs.
  12. How much is shipping?
  13. Is there any taxes or duty fees?
  14. Is there any special inspection process needed?
  15. Why should I buy from Flight Resource?
  16. How can I best contact Flight Resource?

Q: What colors are available?
A: White blades with red tips and a white spinner are standard. We have arranged for Black and Gray to be able to be used without an up-charge at this time. Other colors are available for a small fee


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Q: Can I use my existing prop governor?
A: Yes, with no modifications at all.


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Q: Who can re-build the blades if they get damaged?
A: The MT-Propeller Service Center in DeLand Florida has the equipment to rebuild your blades and even the hub in the event of damage.


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Q: The blades have a wood core; can I use them in rain or on a seaplane?
A: MT Natural Composite blades have a durable epoxy / fiber coating AND a stainless steel edge that provides a lifetime of protection from moisture and impact. Years of testing in rain, ice and snow have proven MT’s propeller is all-weather durable.


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Q: Is de-Icing available?
A: All Hydraulic blades have available an electric de-ice option.


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Q: How long has MT been making propellers?
A: MT-Propeller began making natural composite propellers in 1980.


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Q: Why are many 2 blade aluminum props converted to 3-blade composite?
A: Physics – The lighter mass of the composite system absorbs less horsepower, therefore we can add another blade to use this power to create more thrust.


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Q: How long does it take to get mine?
A: Flight Resource stocks the most popular propellers and can ship to you within 24 hours. A custom built propeller will take 8 to 10 weeks is typical.


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Q: Do I need a special technician to install the MT Prop.?
A: No. Your A&P can install the prop in less than an hour.


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Q: I have other high-performance aircraft. Is there an MT prop to fit them also?
A: YES!! MT manufactures propeller systems for hundreds of applications and they even custom design and build props for experimental and aerobatic planes. Call for more information.


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Q: Who pays shipping costs.
A: The buyer pays shipping from Germany to your door.


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Q: How much is shipping?
A: It varies based on your location and speed of delivery. Plan for $650.


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Q: Is there any taxes or duty fees?
A: There is no U.S. import tax or duty at this time for props that we ship from our Warehouse. Customs fees and broker charges may apply to props that are shipped from Germany direct to the customer.


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Q: Is there any special inspection process needed?
A: No. Preflight and annual inspections are no different than a with a metal prop.


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Q: Why should I buy from Flight Resource?
A: We are focused on only one thing…the sales and support of MT Propellers.


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Q: How can I best contact Flight Resource?
A: We have made the many contact methods available on our Contact page.


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