Blackhawk Scores First XP42A Upgrade Sale in South America

 - August 15, 2012, 2:58 PM

Today at LABACE 2012, Blackhawk announced that it sold a Caravan XP42A performance upgrade system–the first in South America–to Trans Guyana Airways, a charter and scheduled flight services carrier based in Ogle, East Coast Demerara, Guyana.

Trans Guyana’s fleet includes five Cessna Caravans. The XP42A upgrade package features a new 850-shp Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42A engine; wide-chord 100-inch-diameter Hartzell four-blade propeller; composite cowling and inlet duct; larger oil cooler; Blackhawk Hawkeye DigiLog engine gauges; and Frakes exhaust stacks.