Blackhawk News

June 20, 2024

A Quarter Century of Innovation: Blackhawk Aerospace Marks 25th Anniversary with Leadership Promotions

Blackhawk Aerospace, a globally recognized leader in performance improvements for turboprop aircraft, celebrates a significant milestone this year – its 25th anniversary. In conjunction with this milestone, the company is delighted to announce key leadership promotions to ensure continued success and innovation in the next chapter of its history.

After 18 years with the company, Edwin Black steps into the role of President of Blackhawk Aerospace. He brings decades of aviation knowledge and expertise to the forefront of the company’s operations. Jim Allmon proudly continues his leadership as CEO, guiding the strategic vision of Blackhawk Aerospace. Additionally, the company announces the promotion of Bobby Patton to Vice President of Global Sales after 15 years at Blackhawk, positioning the company for expanded global reach and influence.

Allmon, one of Blackhawk’s founding partners, states, “Blackhawk’s 25th anniversary is a testament to our unwavering commitment to innovation and excellence in the aviation industry. With Edwin Black at the helm as President, and Bobby Patton driving global sales as VP, we are poised for even greater success in the next phase of our journey. We thank our global community of clients, partners, and team members for their trust and support, making this milestone possible.”

Founded in 1999, Blackhawk Aerospace has cemented its status as the leading provider of performance upgrades for turboprop aircraft, serving both commercial and government market sectors. Through dedication to innovation and customer service, Blackhawk has developed or acquired over 30 Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs), enabling significant performance enhancements across a range of aircraft.

“Our people are the key to our success at Blackhawk Aerospace,” said Edwin Black, now President of Blackhawk. “As we celebrate 25 years, I am proud to lead a team that is consistently propelling forward and setting new standards in the aviation industry.”

This anniversary not only marks a quarter century of pioneering achievements but also sets the stage for the future of aviation innovation. Under the renewed leadership, Blackhawk Aerospace continues to invest in research and development, striving to exceed industry standards and customer expectations.

New VP of Global Sales, Bobby Patton, said, “Our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction has been the driving force behind our global expansion. I am honored to be a part of this journey and look forward to reaching new heights with our team at Blackhawk.”

Blackhawk Aerospace is grateful for the opportunity to reflect on 25 years of growth, modernization, and success. The company looks forward to commemorating this milestone throughout the year and to forging new paths in aviation excellence for many years to come.