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Posts by Donnie Holder

Blackhawk Launches New Engine Upgrade Program for the King Air 350 Series

Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. unveiled details about their newest XP Engine + Upgrade program for the King Air 350 in an announcement from company executives. Blackhawk is developing a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) that will allow the installation and operation of the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67A engine to replace the existing PT6A-60A engines on the…

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Press Release – The XP140 Engine+ Upgrade is at 20 Installations and Counting!

OSHKOSH, WI, July 25, 2016 – Blackhawk Modifications, Inc., the world’s leading provider for new engine STC (Supplemental Type Certificate) upgrades for turboprop aircraft, has completed the 20th installation of their recently certified XP140 New Engine+ Upgrade, featuring the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-140 engine. The 20th installation was completed with the certification being approved…

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Blackhawk Gains EASA Approval of the PT6A-140 for the Cessna Caravan Upgrade

Waco, Texas, April 18, 2016 – Blackhawk Modifications, the leading provider of engine upgrades for turboprop aircraft, announced the continued growth of their portfolio of worldwide certified engine upgrades with the European Aviation Safety Alliance (EASA) approval of the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-140 engine upgrade for the Cessna Caravan and Grand Caravan. The added…

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Blackhawk Promotes Donnie Holder to Vice President of Marketing

WACO, Texas, April 8, 2016 – Blackhawk Modifications, Inc., has promoted Donnie Holder to Vice President of Marketing as the company expands the marketing department to better establish the services offered to owner and operators seeking Blackhawk upgrades to improve the performance of their turboprop aircraft. Holder has been with Blackhawk since 2004 and most…

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Wipaire’s Leesburg, Florida Service Center Named Blackhawk Modifications Installation Center

Lakeland, Florida, April 3, 2016 – Wipaire, Inc. is pleased to announce that Blackhawk Modifications of Waco, Texas, has appointed Wipaire’s Leesburg, Florida facility as an authorized dealer and installation center for Blackhawk’s XP series engine upgrades. The Leesburg facility was recently trained and completed the installation of Blackhawk’s newly FAA certified engine upgrade, the…

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FAA Certification of Powerful New 867 Horsepower XP140 Engine Upgrade for 208A/B Cessna Caravans

Blackhawk Modifications, Inc., today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified its powerful 867 horsepower XP140 new-engine upgrade for Cessna 208A and 208B Caravans. Work is already under way filling more than a dozen orders and reservations that already have been received. Engine upgrade experts will be available to answer questions and take…

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