Power Flow

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Re: Power Flow

Post by Steve » Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:43 pm

I believe that the RPM limit of 2400 was set for noise abatement, not any mechanical reason.
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Re: Power Flow

Post by perossichi » Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:09 am

I installed the PFlo on my 2002. Found increases in climb similar to Rich. I have flown the plane at 17,000 ft and it still wants to climb. 5-8 knot increase in cruise speed. Diamond performed flight tests of the system before adopting it as standard equipment. The Powerflo folks can send you the PowerPoint deck showing the test results. I found that on climb my installation provided an increase exceeding that shown in this document.

Even my skeptical aerobatics instructor said. —“ I hate to admit it but there is a very noticeable increase in power.” Note the aerobatics is not performed in the Diamond.
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