Blackhawk News

December 12, 2023

Blackhawk Welcomes Bill Cadow as Engine Sales Manager

WACO, Texas – December 12, 2023 – Blackhawk Aerospace is pleased to welcome Bill Cadow to their team as Engine Sales Manager. In his new role, Bill will manage the Engine Obsolescence Program, which will replace engines that are no longer in production, and are cost prohibitive to maintain, with newer, time-continued engines using Blackhawk’s STC process. The addition of Bill will strengthen Blackhawk’s engine sales efforts, enabling the company to better serve customers through innovative products and solutions.

Bill brings more than 40 years of general aviation service experience to Blackhawk’s team. Bill attended Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and was licensed as an Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic. Prior to joining Blackhawk, he held numerous positions within several large organizations including Raisbeck Engineering, Inc. and Beechcraft.

“We are thrilled for Bill to join our team,” said Edwin Black, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Blackhawk Aerospace. “His wealth of knowledge and passion for aviation makes him a great asset to our organization, and we are confident that his background aligns perfectly with the vision of Blackhawk’s future.”

When asked about how his experience has prepared him to support Blackhawk customers, Bill said, “Starting hands on, the time spent performing and supervising aircraft maintenance operations provided invaluable experience and constant exposure of working with varied customers in a time- and safety-critical environment, which required gaining understanding of individual customer needs to achieve satisfactory solutions for all parties.”

Bill continued, “I am excited and honored to join the Blackhawk Team and expand the offerings of the company. I look forward to helping customers find the solution that best fits their needs.”

Bill can be reached by telephone at +1 (813) 340 7548, or via email at