Northwest UAV, Hirth Engines signal distribution settlement for North and Central America – Drones Information


Hirth Engines and Northwest UAV have entered into this new agreement to serve and expand the aerospace propulsion markets. NWUAV will create sales opportunities and maintenance and repair support for the aerospace grade AS9100 in this region.

McMinnville, OR: Northwest UAV (NWUAV) has partnered with Hirth Engines (Hirth) as a distributor for North and Central America. Striving to lead the aerospace propulsion technology market and quality service, Hirth Engines found Northwest UAV’s capabilities, facilities, and visions to be the perfect solution to support future sales and support growth.

“Our team has worked very hard for over a decade to build a reputation for reliable, affordable, and innovative UAS solutions,” said Chris Harris, president and owner of NWUAV.

β€œAs we continue to expand our products and services, we have carefully selected partners who meet the quality expectations that NWUAV lives by and our vision for the future of the aviation industry. In our discussions with Hirth Engines, it quickly became clear that we share similar views on where improved product capabilities are needed in the UAS industry, and that we can better achieve that vision together. “

Known worldwide for industry-leading expertise and innovation, Hirth Engines has been developing aerospace technology for over 90 years. They have earned their reputation as market leaders providing proven technology and world class service. With engines supporting a variety of aerospace platforms, from UAVs to hovercraft to microlights and helicopters, Hirth Engines provides aviation solutions in the UAV market that augment NWUAV’s current propulsion solutions.

NWUAV will work closely with Hirth to provide seamless and ongoing support to existing customers, and both Hirth and NWUAV look forward to the new opportunities arising from their partnership.

Bruno KΓΆnig, CEO of Hirth Engines, says: β€œExcellent quality is always our highest requirement at Hirth – only with this attitude and the best partners can we successfully produce the leading engines for the aviation industry.

With Northwest UAV we are working more intensively with a strong partner at our side in order to create synergies, support each other and advance the common global vision in the industry. As a market-leading team, both benefit from decades of experience in design, technology, innovation and customer service. “

“We offer a variety of propulsion systems and the addition of Hirth engines opens several new segments in the UAV market,” said Jeff Ratcliffe, chief technical officer, Northwest UAV. “Given our engineering, manufacturing, repair and testing capabilities, the market opportunity this agreement presents and the technical advances it will bring is what we are all excited about.”

Via Northwest UAV

As America’s leader in the design and manufacture of UAV propulsion systems, Northwest UAV is once again leading the way as America’s first one-stop UAV shop. Known for reliable, affordable and innovative solutions for UAV engines and support systems, NWUAV has grown into a company capable of designing, manufacturing, printing, repairing,
Ground test and flight test UAVs in their FAA designated airspace. Founded in 2005 by President and Owner Chris Harris, NWUAV continues to securely and effectively manage all aspects of product development, from initial design, through production and flight testing, to maintenance and overhaul.

When reliability is key, you can count on the team at NWUAV. AS9100-D / ISO9001-2015 certified and DCAA-compliant operation.

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About Hirth engines

Hirth Engines is known worldwide for unmatched technical solutions that are achieved through industry-leading German know-how, high quality engineering, technology and innovation. With inexpensive and low-maintenance engines with an excellent power-to-weight ratio, Hirth Engines is a leader in the development of the latest technologies in the UAV and light aircraft sectors. This powerful combination of tradition, excellence and creativity has kept Hirth at the forefront of a competitive industry and a market leader in two-stroke drive systems.

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