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About Blackhawk

Founded in 1999, Blackhawk Modifications provides exceptionally effective solutions to operators who want to improve performance without buying a new aircraft and to those who are tired of spending on overhauls that do nothing but maintain the status quo.

To date, over 675 XP Engine+ Upgrades have been delivered for Caravan, Cheyenne, Conquest, and King Air aircraft, all featuring new Pratt & Whitney Canada engines.  In fact, Blackhawk is the world’s largest non-OEM buyer of new Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A turboprop engines.  Blackhawk upgrades have the strongest resale value of any engine upgrades on the market.

Blackhawk Corporate
Waco, TX

Blackhawk Modifications serves customers worldwide from corporate headquarters in Waco, Texas, where Blackhawk occupies a 13,000 square-foot hangar at Waco Regional Airport (KACT). The hangar houses corporate offices, sales offices, and inventory as well as a place to install customer upgrades and perform research and development for new engine upgrade products.

Blackhawk Composites
Morgantown, KY

Blackhawk Composites is the source for quality composites solutions that meet exacting aerospace requirements. From cowlings and fairings to storage lockers, Blackhawk Composites has complete capabilities to design, prototype and build composite components for aerospace applications, including custom solutions to meet specific performance objectives.

Vector-Hawk Aerospace
Huntsville, AL

From engine upgrades and MRO to comprehensive engine management programs, Vector-Hawk Aerospace offers a range of products and services to enhance the readiness of King Air Series and Caravan aircraft and help government customers remain fully effective despite aging fleets and shrinking budgets.

Blackhawk News

King Air 350 Milestone Update | $50,000 Avionics Credit

February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

The new Blackhawk XP67A Engine+ Upgrades are now rocketing through the skies. The first several installations have been on King Air 350’s with the Collins Proline 21 avionics system, which has been STC approved for the past month. Coupling the engine upgrade with the looming ADS-B mandate will save you downtime and money as there…

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PRESS RELEASE | Blackhawk Announces 400-Hour TBO Extension for XP140 Engine+ Upgrade

February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

WACO, TX – February 27, 2018 – Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. is excited to announce a Time Between Overhaul (TBO) baseline extension from 3600 hours to 4000 hours for the Cessna Caravan XP140 Engine+ Upgrade. With this 400-hour TBO increase, the Hot Section Inspection (HSI) interval is also extended from 1800 hours to 2000 hours. Pratt…

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PRESS RELEASE | Blackhawk Welcomes Western Aircraft to Authorized Dealer Network

December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pictured above: Blackhawk’s SVP Sales & Marketing, Edwin Black, with Western Aircraft’s Director of Sales & Marketing, Kerry Heiss at NBAA 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. Click here for this image in high resolution.   WACO, TX – December 12, 2017 – Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. is proud to welcome Western Aircraft, A Greenwhich AeroGroup Company,…

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King Air 350 XP67A Milestone Update | December 2017

December 11, 2017 | 2 Comments

  Out with the old and in with the new! XP67A installations are underway for King Air 350s. A couple of updates for you: STC Approved! Rockwell Collins Proline 21 powered King Air 350’s This week, we received STC approval to integrate the Collins Proline 21 systems with the XP67A Engine+ Upgrade. Collins has modified…

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Blackhawk + Raisbeck Performance Upgrades | The Ultimate Power Pairing

October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Any operator of a Raisbeck-equipped King Air knows the value of increased performance. Boost your performance even further with a Blackhawk XP Engine+ Upgrade.     For the ultimate power pairing, upgrade with the full Raisbeck EPIC package and a Blackhawk Engine+ Upgrade today. Call +1 (254) 313 3060 to find your local Authorized…

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PRESS RELEASE | Blackhawk Modifications Offers NBAA Show Special for XP Engine+ Upgrades

October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

LAS VEGAS, NV – October 9, 2017 – Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. is celebrating the STC-approval of their latest XP Engine+ Upgrade – the XP67A for the King Air 350 – by offering a show special discount on any XP Engine+ Upgrade order placed before October 31, 2017. Blackhawk provides factory-new Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC)…

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PRESS RELEASE | Blackhawk Modifications Teams with Sierra Nevada Corporation to Certify the XP67A King Air 350ER

October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Pictured Above: SNC’s Test Bed King Air 350ER at Blackhawk HQ for XP67A Engine+ Upgrade Certification Click here for this image in high resolution. LAS VEGAS, NV – October 9, 2017 – Through Blackhawk Modifications’ subsidiary government and military sales division, Vector-Hawk Aerospace (VHA), the companies have teamed with Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) to…

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PRESS RELEASE | Blackhawk Modifications Welcomes Shane Ellis

September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

WACO, TX – September 6, 2017 – Blackhawk Modifications is proud to announce that Shane Ellis has joined the Blackhawk Team in the position of Regional Sales Manager. Shane has been serving corporate aviation clients for nearly 20 years. He has been involved in leading and managing aviation organizations for both domestic and international companies…

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PRESS RELEASE | Blackhawk Obtains STC for XP67A Engine+ Upgrade for King Air 350

August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

WACO, TX – August 21, 2017 – Blackhawk Modifications is thrilled to announce that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified its new high-power XP67A Engine+ Upgrade for the King Air 350. The certification process, which included 172 flight hours over 132 flights, was completed in just 14 months, according to company President and Chief…

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King Air 350 XP67A Milestone Update | August 2017

August 17, 2017 | 2 Comments

  We were hoping that we would have the XP67A STC in hand before sending out another update, but we’re told that we will not have the STC for another week or so. The delay is simply a procedural matter within the FAA that is out of our control. Some positive news to share –…

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