Team & Certifications

Your Partners in Aerospace Composites

Our team includes seasoned engineers, manufacturing professionals, and highly skilled composite experts dedicated to producing the highest-quality products for your needs. We also have FAA Designated Engineering Representatives (DERs), appointed by the FAA to perform certification functions in-house, further increasing production and cost efficiency for your product.

Your Blackhawk Composites Team

Kaylah West
General Manager
Office: +1 (270) 662-0100

Jim Allmon
President & CEO, Blackhawk Aerospace
Office: +1 (254) 755-6711

Matt Shieman
Chairman, Blackhawk Aerospace
Office: +1 (925) 388-0579

Micky Bitcon
Chief Financial Officer, Blackhawk Aerospace
Office: +1 (254) 755-6711

Heath Johnson

Heath Johnson
Financial Controller
Office: +1 (270) 662-0100

Steve Ell

Steve Ell
Production & Engineering Manager
Office: +1 (918) 935-5113

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Bill Smrtic
Manufacturing Manager
Office: +1 (270) 662-0100

Al Thompson

Al Thompson
Quality Assurance Manager
Office: +1 (270) 662-0100

Ryan Anderson
Project Manager
Office: +1 (218) 791-2703


With an exclusive focus on composite materials for aerospace, Blackhawk Composites is uniquely qualified to engineer, prototype, and produce complete composite solutions to meet exacting aerospace industry standards and requirements.

Blackhawk Aerospace Composites Certifications:

  • FAA/PMA Approvals
  • FAA Composite Manufacturing Facility
  • NIAR Qualified Processes
  • AS9100D Certified (as Blackhawk Composites, Inc.)
  • ITAR Registered Compliant

Partner with Blackhawk

From our custom patented designs to exceptional build-to-print services for your design, the Blackhawk Composites team is standing by to serve you. Contact us today to discuss how our composites can meet your performance goals.