New engine upgrade for Caravans debuts at Oshkosh

OSHKOSH — Blackhawk Modifications of Waco, Texas, is adding a new engine upgrade option for Cessna 208A Caravan and 208B Grand Caravan aircraft.

Blackhawk is certifying the 867 horsepower PT6A-140 engine as a direct aftermarket replacement for the standard PT6A-114 (600 horsepower) or the PT6A-114A (675 horsepower) in those aircraft.

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ASIC to install PT6A engines in Caravans

ENID, Oklahoma – Aircraft Structures International Corp. (ASIC) has revealed plans to install the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A-140 turboprop engine into the Cessna Grand Caravan and the original Caravan, with Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) in place by the end of 2014. The modified Caravan will be called the ULtimate Caravan.

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New STCs approved for Cessna Caravans

Aircraft Structures International Corp. has received STC approval for its Wing Jack Pad, L.E.D. Cargo Pod Lights, and Standby Flap System Limit Switches for the Cessna Caravan 208 and 208B.

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Blackhawk unveils Cessna 208 Caravan XP42A upgrade package

Blackhawk Modifications is in the final stages of completing its flight testing to earn a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Cessna 208 Caravans to install the XP42A Upgrade Package.

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