The Blackhawk XP140 ENGINE+ UPGRADE

CESSNA CARAVAN SERIES

Blackhawk XP140 Engine+ Upgrade Caravan

The Blackhawk XP140 Engine+ Upgrade

Cessna Caravan Series

XP140 Advantages

Retain The Existing Cowling

The PT6A-140 is only 2” longer than the PT6A-114A.  The extra length is aft of the engine mounts allowing the truss to be retained with no changes.

Retain The Existing Exhaust System

The PT6A-140 has a single exhaust port and connects to the existing exhaust system.

All 867 SHP, All The Time

All 867 SHP can be used for takeoff, climb, and cruise.  The airframe has been re-certified by the FAA from 675 SHP to the new, higher limit.

New Hartzell 3-Blade Propeller

This newly designed Hartzell 3-Blade 106″ Propeller provides maximum thrust output for takeoff and climb while providing a quiet cabin for cruise.

Hawkeye DigiLog Engine Gauges

These recently redesigned, non-glare, and fully sealed gauges provide high quality, no fog operation.  This smart gauge automatically dims for night time operation.

325 Amp Starter Generator

100°C cooler start temperatures reduce hot section and overhaul costs.  50% reduction in start sequence.  325 amps continuous power for ground/flight operation.

Blackhawk News

Press Release | Blackhawk Sees Increased Growth in Aircraft Revitalization Programs

March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

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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Press Release – Blackhawk Announces Updates for the King Air 350 XP67A Engine+ Upgrade

October 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

October 30, 2016 – Waco, TX – Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. released progress updates for their new King Air 350 XP67A Engine+ Upgrade program in an announcement from company officials. The program charges forward after the submission of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) flight test plan, and FAA flight testing will begin once approval has been…

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King Air Magazine – Veteran Pilot Spends Career in the King Air

October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bert Bollar has been flying Beechcraft King Airs since 1983 and has flown N88JH, a 1989 King Air B200 [with the Blackhawk XP61 Engine+ Upgrade], for the past 19 years. He calls the airplane a member of his family and considers its owners part of his family, too. “One of the primary reasons me and…

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Press Release – Blackhawk Expands Authorized Dealer Network with Hampton Aviation

October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

October 18, 2016 – WACO, TX – Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. and Hampton Aviation are pleased to announce that Hampton Aviation has joined Blackhawk’s global network of Authorized Dealers. Hampton Aviation is a King Air heavy structural repair, inspections, and modifications facility located in the hills of western Arkansas. Since 1965, Hampton Aviation has maintained a…

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VOAR na Amazonia – ANAC Certifies XP140 Engine+ Upgrade

October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

A ANAC certificou o Upgrade XP-140 da Blackhawk Modifications Inc. para os Cessna Caravan 208 e 208B. Aeronaves Brasileiras já podem se juntar à frota de 21 Caravan 140Xp voando ao redor do mundo. A atualização principal promovida pelo upgrade consiste na instação de uma turbina Pratt & Whitney PT6A-140 nova de fábrica. Com 867…

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Press Release | Blackhawk Sees Increased Growth in Aircraft Revitalization Programs

March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

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…

Read More

Press Release – Blackhawk Announces Updates for the King Air 350 XP67A Engine+ Upgrade

October 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

October 30, 2016 – Waco, TX – Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. released progress updates for their new King Air 350 XP67A Engine+ Upgrade program in an announcement from company officials. The program charges forward after the submission of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) flight test plan, and FAA flight testing will begin once approval has been…

Read More

King Air Magazine – Veteran Pilot Spends Career in the King Air

October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bert Bollar has been flying Beechcraft King Airs since 1983 and has flown N88JH, a 1989 King Air B200 [with the Blackhawk XP61 Engine+ Upgrade], for the past 19 years. He calls the airplane a member of his family and considers its owners part of his family, too. “One of the primary reasons me and…

Read More

Press Release – Blackhawk Expands Authorized Dealer Network with Hampton Aviation

October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

October 18, 2016 – WACO, TX – Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. and Hampton Aviation are pleased to announce that Hampton Aviation has joined Blackhawk’s global network of Authorized Dealers. Hampton Aviation is a King Air heavy structural repair, inspections, and modifications facility located in the hills of western Arkansas. Since 1965, Hampton Aviation has maintained a…

Read More

VOAR na Amazonia – ANAC Certifies XP140 Engine+ Upgrade

October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

A ANAC certificou o Upgrade XP-140 da Blackhawk Modifications Inc. para os Cessna Caravan 208 e 208B. Aeronaves Brasileiras já podem se juntar à frota de 21 Caravan 140Xp voando ao redor do mundo. A atualização principal promovida pelo upgrade consiste na instação de uma turbina Pratt & Whitney PT6A-140 nova de fábrica. Com 867…

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What's Included with the XP140

  • One (1) Factory-New Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-140 Engine (exchange)
    • Factory-New Engine Includes New Fuel Control Unit, Fuel Pump, Primary Governor, Over-Speed Governor, Torque and Oil Pressure Transducer, and Motive-Flow Shut-Off Value
  •  Pratt & Whitney Canada New Engine Warranty - 1,000 Hours, No Calendar Limit
  • One (1) Factory-New Hartzell 106", 3-Blade Propeller Assembly with Spinner (exchange)
  • One (1) New 325-AMP Starter/Generator Upgrade with Installation Hardware (exchange)
  • One (1) New Larger Oil Cooler with Installation Hardware (exchange)
  • One (1) Each New Hawkeye Digital/Analog Engine Instruments - ITT, TRQ, OT/OP, Np, Ng, FF (exchange)
  • One (1) New Engine Hose Kit
  • One (1) Factory-New Intake Tube (exchange)
  • Installation Drawings and STC Paperwork
  • Blackhawk Customer Support Service
  • Flight Manual Supplement
  • Instructions for Continued Airworthiness
  • Pratt & Whitney Canada Engine Logbook, Blackhawk Logbook Case, Cycle Book, and Aircraft Decals
  • Pratt & Whitney Canada Customer Training from FlightSafety International -  Read More
  • Two (2) Year Subscription for Pratt & Whitney Canada Engine Maintenance/Parts Manuals

What XP140 Owners And Operators Are Saying

Urs Schildknecht, Owner, Northern Rockies Lodge

September 1, 2016

We are super happy with the performance of our Caravan on the Wipline 8000 Amphibian floats here in the mountain lakes of Northern B.C.  If you need a reference, please do not hesitate to use Liard Air and Northern Rockies Lodge as a customer contact.

Urs Schildknecht, Owner, Northern Rockies Lodge

September 1, 2016

We are super happy with the performance of our Caravan on the Wipline 8000 Amphibian floats here in the mountain lakes of Northern B.C.  If you need a reference, please do not hesitate to use Liard Air and Northern Rockies Lodge as a customer contact.

XP140 Frequently Asked Questions

Pratt & Whitney Canada (PW&C) offers an engine credit for every hour remaining to the factory TBO (up to 1,800 hours). To qualify, the core engine must have enough cycles on the life-limited components to make TBO and all records supporting the component times and cycles must be present and submitted.

Waiting until TBO risks the possibility of a core engine problem, resulting in additional core charges from PW&C. Also, prices from P&WC increase every year, so waiting two or three years would mean a higher investment amount without any of the time-remaining credits.