Blackhawk News

September 6, 2017

PRESS RELEASE | Blackhawk Modifications Welcomes Shane Ellis

Shane Ellis

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WACO, TX – September 6, 2017 – Blackhawk Modifications is proud to announce that Shane Ellis has joined the Blackhawk Team in the position of Regional Sales Manager.

Shane has been serving corporate aviation clients for nearly 20 years. He has been involved in leading and managing aviation organizations for both domestic and international companies his entire career.

He has served as a Vice President of Sales for Hawker Beechcraft and Textron Aviation and has also spent time with Piaggio Aero and a few of the leading brokerage houses. Shane has completed over 250 aircraft transactions worth nearly 800 million dollars.

“Shane is a great addition to our team,” said Jim Allmon, President and CEO of Blackhawk Modifications. “His extensive experience working with the King Air line makes him a perfect fit for Blackhawk, especially given our new XP67A program for the King Air 350.”

Shane has also led startups and turnarounds for aircraft dealers and a large aviation jet fuel provider.  He has a BS in Political Science from Georgia Southern University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Tyler. He is an instrument rated pilot and owns and operates his own aircraft.

Shane is third generation in the aviation industry. He is married and the proud father of three children. Shane stays very active at the kids’ school, is a member of White’s Chapel UMC, and a lifetime member of the National Eagle Scout Association.


About Blackhawk Modifications
Blackhawk Modifications, Inc., founded in 1999 in Waco, Texas, is a recognized aviation leader in providing engine performance solutions to the turboprop fleet. The company has the largest installed fleet of STC twin and single-engine turboprop upgrades, making Blackhawk the largest non-OEM buyer of new Pratt & Whitney turboprop engines in the world. A worldwide network of approved dealers and service support centers complements Blackhawk’s U.S. facilities. For more information, visit

Media Contact:
Lindsay Allmon
Marketing Coordinator
Blackhawk Modifications, Inc.
7601 Karl May Dr.
Waco, TX 76708
+1 (254) 755-6711

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