Taking a Look at the Blackhawk XP42 King Air 200

The Blackhawk XP42 is a simple, bolt-on upgrade for the King Air 200 that requires no airframe modification. The original PT6A-41 engines are exchanged for factory-new Pratt & Whitney PT6A-42 engines. Along with an increased engine TBO and lower operating cost, the Blackhawk XP42 enjoys a performance boost comparable to the King Air B200.

The Blackhawk XP42 Upgrade Kit Includes

  • Two (2) factory-new Pratt & Whitney PT6A-42 850 shp engines with Pratt & Whitney’s new engine warranty
  • Installation instructions, STC paperwork, FAA certified flight manual supplement, instructions for continued airworthiness, Pratt & Whitney engine logbook, Blackhawk logbook case, cycle book, and aircraft decals
  • Engine gauges remarked/calibrated (OP/OT/ITT)
  • Free enrollment in CAMP Systems Aircraft Management
  • Shipping of new engines to a Blackhawk approved installation and service facility within the continental United States

The Blackhawk XP42 Upgrade Benefits Include:

  • Price comparable to overhaul
  • Factory-new engines with new engine warranty
  • Increased true airspeed
  • Increased rate of climb
  • Increased single-engine service ceiling
  • Decreased time and fuel to climb
  • Lower operating cost
  • Increased maximum range
  • Reduced cockpit noise level

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