Blackhawk News

July 26, 2021

Press Release | Blackhawk Announces Milestone 30th STC Approval

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin – July 26, 2021 – Blackhawk Aerospace is excited to celebrate the certification of their 30th major power plant and ancillary product Supplemental Type Certificate (STC). The milestone STC approval was the XP67A Engine+ Upgrade for the King Air 300, which is prominently on display in the Blackhawk booth (#306) at EAA AirVenture this week.

“This STC represents the pinnacle of achievement for Blackhawk raising the bar of performance and value standards to the highest levels yet,” said Jim Allmon, Blackhawk’s President & CEO. “I’m incredibly proud of our team and their ability to produce 30 STCs in our 22 years. Blackhawk’s future is bright, and we’re excited to expand upon our current STC base with new and exciting programs for operators.”

Additional recent approvals include the addition of European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) certifications for the True Blue Power TB44 Lithium Ion battery on the King Air 350 series.

“We continue to expand our global outreach to ensure that the entire market has access to the latest and greatest technology available,” said Allmon. “The TB44 is a great example of the cutting-edge technology that Blackhawk supports in addition to our engine performance upgrades. Together, the battery-to-engine combination provides operators and unmatched advantage in power, safety, life, and efficiency.”

To learn more about Blackhawk’s XP67A Engine+ Upgrade or the True Blue Power TB44 Lithium Ion battery, stop by Blackhawk’s booth (#306) at EAA AirVenture this week in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Further information can also be found at or by calling +1 (254) 755 6711.