Northwest UAV, Hirth Engines sign distribution agreement for North and Central America

Hirth Engines and Northwest UAV have established this new agreement to serve and grow the aviation propulsion markets. With NWUAV, this establishes sales opportunities and aviation-grade AS9100 maintenance and repair support in this region.

McMinnville, OR: Northwest UAV (NWUAV) has partnered with Hirth Engines (Hirth) as a distributor for North and Central America. With a dedication to leading the market in aviation propulsion technologies and high-quality service, Hirth Engines found Northwest UAV’s capabilities, facility, and vision to be the perfect fit to assist future growth in sales and support.

“Our team has worked extremely hard for over a decade to develop a reputation for reliable, cost-effective, innovative UAS solutions,” explained Chris Harris, NWUAV President and Owner.

“As we continue to expand our products and services, we have been very careful about choosing partners who align with the quality performance expectations NWUAV lives by, as well as our vision for the future of the aviation industry. In our discussions with Hirth Engines, it quickly became apparent that we have similar viewpoints about where improved product capabilities are needed in the UAS industry, and that we could better serve that vision together”

Acknowledged globally for industry-leading expertise and innovation, Hirth Engines has been developing aviation technology for over 90 years. They have earned their reputation as market leaders who provide proven technologies and superior service. With engines that support a variety of aviation platforms, from UAVs to hovercraft, ultralights, and helicopters, Hirth Engines offers the UAV market aviation solutions that will expand on the current propulsion solutions that NWUAV offers.

NWUAV will be working closely with Hirth to provide seamless, continued support for existing customers, and both Hirth and NWUAV are looking forward to the new opportunities their partnership will generate.

Bruno König, CEO of Hirth Engines says: “Outstanding quality is always our highest demand at Hirth – only with this attitude and the best partners can we succeed in producing the leading engines for the aviation industry.

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

“We offer a variety of propulsion systems, and the addition of Hirth Engines opens up several new segments of the UAV market,” said Jeff Ratcliffe, Chief Technical Officer at Northwest UAV. “Considering our engineering, manufacturing, repair, and testing capabilities, the market opportunities that this agreement creates and technical advancements that will follow is what we’re all really excited about.”

About Northwest UAV

As America’s leader in UAV propulsion system design and manufacturing, Northwest UAV is leading the way yet again, as America’s first one-stop-UAV Shop. With a reputation for reliable, cost-effective, innovative UAV engine and support system solutions, NWUAV has developed into a company with the ability to design, manufacture, build-to-print, repair,
ground test and flight test UAVs in their FAA-designated airspace. Founded in 2005 by President and Owner Chris Harris, NWUAV continues to safely and effectively manage all aspects of product development, from initial concept design through production and flight testing and beyond to maintenance and overhauls.

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

Find out more about NWUAV: www.nwuav.com

About Hirth Engines

Hirth Engines is acknowledged globally for unmatched engineering solutions achieved through industry-leading German expertise, high-quality engineering, technology, and innovation. With engineering low cost and low maintenance engines with excellent power to weight ratio, Hirth Engines is a leader for developing state-of-the-art technology in the UAV and Light Aircraft sectors. This powerful combination of heritage, excellence and creativity has kept Hirth at the forefront of a competitive industry and market leader for two-stroke propulsion systems.

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