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Hartzell 4-Blade Prop Approved For Texas Turbine’s Supervan 900

By | 2017-06-05T14:35:31+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

Piqua, Ohio, May 30, 2017 - Airplane modifier Texas Turbine Conversions has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Hartzell Propeller's four-blade composite swept prop designed for single-engine Supervan 900™ aircraft. "This Hartzell and Texas Turbine collaboration partners engine upgrades for converted Cessna Caravans with Hartzell's structural composite propellers especially engineered for the Supervan 900," said [...]

TEXAS TURBINE CONVERSIONS ANNOUNCES 100th TPE331-12JR ENGINE MODIFICATION

By | 2017-05-30T23:49:18+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

April 2017: Denison, TX. - Texas Turbine Conversions, Inc. announces that National Skydive Center Teuge, one of the largest drop zones in Europe, has completed not only their 3rd Supervan 900TM Cessna Caravan engine modification but is also Texas Turbine Conversions, Inc. 100th TPE331-12JR conversion customer. Bryan Meijers, Chief Pilot of Skydive Teuge states that “The [...]

BS Designs Announces New Composite-Blade Propeller for Supervan

By | 2017-04-05T20:34:59+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|

From the designers of the Supervan modified Caravan comes a new company, BS Designs, Inc., a company dedicated to further performance increases in the Supervan and other aircraft. In its efforts to drive the performance of the airplane that has become the superior platform of the skydiving industry to the next level, BS Designs partnered with [...]

Hartzell and Texas Turbine Conversions Develop New Supervan 900™ Composite Prop

By | 2016-07-11T05:09:39+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Categories: Customers, News, Press Releases|

Piqua, Ohio, July 11, 2016 - Hartzell Propeller and airplane modifier Texas Turbine Conversions are collaborating on a Supplemental Type Certificate for a new four-blade composite swept propeller for single-engine Supervan 900™ aircraft. The propeller STC is expected fourth quarter 2016. "The Hartzell/Texas Turbine program matches engine upgrades for converted Cessna Caravans with structural composite propellers [...]

Banyan Teams with Texas Turbine on Caravan Conversion

By | 2011-10-12T05:11:32+00:00 October 12th, 2011|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Fort Lauderdale-based Banyan Air Service's maintenance team has partnered with Texas Turbine Conversions of Celina, Texas. The pair plans to perform engine upgrades on the Cessna Caravan using a Texas Turbine Conversions-developed supplemental type certificate called the Supervan 900. The conversion removes the existing Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A engine and replaces it with a factory-fresh [...]

Skydive Spaceland Welcomes the Supervan 900!

By | 2011-09-09T05:11:01+00:00 September 9th, 2011|Categories: News, Press Releases|

It's back, bigger, better, faster, and with another blade on the prop! Our Cessna Grand Caravan recently returned from its Supervan 900 conversion and we are LOVING IT!!!! It's not every drop zone that can call its Caravan the "fast plane" with everything else we have on the field. The Supervan is hauling jumpers to altitude [...]

Skydiving operator sees jump in business and fall in operating costs

By | 2011-04-03T20:21:52+00:00 April 3rd, 2011|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Donnerflug Aviation Services GmbH, a Germany-based skydiving operator, has grown its business with the Supervan 900 aircraft – a Cessna Caravan conversion with Honeywell’s TPE331-12JR turboprop engine offered by Texas Turbine Conversions, Inc. Since operating the Supervan 900, Donnerflug has increased its business by almost 50 percent and has reduced its fuel burn approximately 30 percent, [...]