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Old 10-26-2007, 01:09 PM
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“After 40 hours of various tests, we have:
100 RPM static increase
300 FPM increase in climb rate
5 KIAS increase in max airspeed
1 1/2 Gal/hr less consumption @ 60% power”

F. R. Greece C172P O320 June 2007

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Old 10-26-2007, 03:04 PM
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"Definitely more power! I climbed so steep that the ashes from my pipe fell into my eyes."

Port McNeill Aviation C172 O320 Sept 2003
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Old 10-26-2007, 03:16 PM
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"I live in So. Lake Tahoe - elev 6200'. I do only MT. Flying & needed the extra power. Before the PFS my Cessna would only climb to 11,000' to 12,000'. Now after my first flight, I saw 400' per minute climb & 13,000'! And 10 mph airspeed increase! Thanks Power Flow!!"

K Carlson California C172 O320 Sept 05
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Old 10-26-2007, 03:38 PM
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"I am pleased with the product and performance."
"I was surprised by the increased climb performance. It was easy to tell the play was performing beyond any level I had experienced before."

AC Crabb California Oct 2007
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Old 10-26-2007, 03:58 PM
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"The 1st time I heard the airplane was when my AP delivered it. He flew over my hangar, it sounded totally different, like a much larger engine. The take off performance is great. I have to back off the throttle during climb out. (about 100 RPM increase) Will run over redline. I think a prop repitch is in order. I believe I will see more top speed after repitch of prop."
"Well worth the difference in price!"

M Meusse Texas C172 O320 August 06
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Old 10-26-2007, 04:30 PM
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"150+ rpm increase on T/O, 150-200+ rpm increase in climb. Most notible difference was eng response when power was added during flight. Ease of increasing rpm/ Eng responds instantly."
"Installation on C172 was very simple. 3-3.5 hrs with no unexpected problems. Looks great on aircraft."

P Kelly Michigan C172 O320 Sept 2006
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Old 10-26-2007, 04:43 PM
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"Everything we expected, given past experience. No direct data available, but plane seems stronger. The short stack has a nice "macho" sound, a bit different than the classic."
"The 13204 is better designed and built than the 13201 - happy to make the upgrade!"

Alameda Aero Club California C172 O320 October 2006
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Old 10-26-2007, 04:51 PM
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"About 120 RPM increase in static run up, the old H2AD now silky smooth."
"Improved static by about 120 RPM. Climb rate @ sea level about 850 FPM (2 up), improvement of about 200 FPM. Aircraft has a coarse cruise prop fitted, TAS with the O-320 now about 118 kn, about 3 kn increase. Normally operating at 2450 RPM."

MDR Aviation New Zealand C172 O320 February 2007
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Old 11-01-2007, 02:33 PM
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"It was a definite noticeable difference. I wasn't able to do an accurate performance change analysis, but from a general perspective, I think that I'm getting about 100 RPM increase in both static & takeoff performance. Also I believe that I'm getting 300-400 fpm better climb rate on take-off. (I also installed the "Challenger" induction air filter so that is adding to the power increase.)"

Randall Aviation LLC Colorado C172 O320 May 2007
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