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XP67A Engine+ Upgrade

King Air 350 XP67A Milestone Update | December 2017

  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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King Air 350 XP67A Milestone Update | August 2017

  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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PRESS RELEASE | Blackhawk Modifications Completes Certification Testing; Offers EAA AirVenture $100,000 Show Special on King Air 350 XP67A Engine+ Upgrade

Pictured above: Blackhawk’s Test 350 and 350ER Aircraft at Their Headquarters in Waco, TX. Click here for this image in high resolution. OSHKOSH, WI – July 24, 2017 — Blackhawk Modifications is celebrating completion of certification flight testing for its newest Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) project — the XP67A Engine+ Upgrade for the King Air…

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King Air 350 XP67A Milestone Update | June 2017

  The XP67A Engine+ Upgrade STC program presses forward toward certification. If you’ve missed our previous Milestone Updates, you can view them all by clicking here. Key developments over the past month include: We have encountered some scheduling conflicts with the FAA over the past several weeks as a result of their underfunded travel budget.…

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King Air 350 XP67A Milestone Update | May 2017

  We are now about a month away from receiving the STC for the XP67A Engine + Upgrade. Some recent updates for you: We have satisfactorily completed all the intensive and exacting FAA certification flight tests and have flown over 120 hours in total. We have submitted all the certification reports to the FAA. Our…

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PRESS RELEASE | Blackhawk Modifications Now Accepting Pre-Certification Orders for World’s Fastest King Air

WACO, TX – May 21, 2017 – Blackhawk Modifications is accepting pre-certification orders for the world’s fastest King Air — a King Air 350 equipped with the company’s new XP67A Engine+ Upgrade. The company has completed all flight testing required for certification. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval is expected in June, with European Aviation Safety…

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King Air 350 XP67A Milestone Update | April 2017

Progress continues to swiftly move forward with the Supplemental Type Certification (STC) efforts for the XP67A Engine+ Upgrade. Below are some milestones we have achieved over the past month and some of the tasks that will shortly take place: So far, 68 of the 75 required FAA certification tests have been satisfactorily completed and the…

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PRESS RELEASE | Blackhawk Sees Increased Growth in Aircraft Revitalization Programs

WACO, TX – March 15th, 2017 – Blackhawk Modifications, worldwide leader in performance and PT6A engine upgrades for turboprop aircraft, celebrates the close of their 17th year with 669 total engine upgrades. This number is comprised of 73% King Air series aircraft, 12% Caravan, 9% Conquest, and 6% Cheyenne aircraft. Blackhawk representatives cite multiple reasons…

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King Air 350 XP67A Milestone Update | March 2017

March with be a busy month for the XP67A Engine+ Upgrade program. Below are some newsworthy accomplishments and items we will be working on this month with our FAA certification efforts: A major milestone was reached last week. We successfully obtained FAA conformity on the PT6A-67A new engine upgrade on our King Air 350 test…

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