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October 18, 2018
IntelliJect Version 1.4 Release

Power4Flight is announcing the release of the 1.4 software version for the IntelliJect electronic fuel injection system. The 1.4 software adds integrated engine maintenance and log-booking features to the IntelliJect, as well as more sophisticated engine wear monitoring. The 1.4 software release is available for download from the Power4Flight website now.

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August 1, 2018
A33N Engine Completes FAR-33 150 Hour Endurance Test

Cobra Aero finished endurance testing on the A33N 33cc, two-stroke, EFI  engine. The 150 Hour Profile run followed standards established by the Federal Aviation Regulations, Part 33. Cobra conducted the test at their facility in Hillsdale, Michigan. Power4Flight's Mark Johnson assisted Cobra with setting up the EFI system. Completion of the test required 4 design revisions…

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July 19, 2018
B100i-PRX Fuel Injected UAV Engine Passes FAR 33 150-Hour Profile Testing

The Power4Flight team announces the B100i-PRX fuel injected UAV engine completed the Federal Aviation Regulation 33 Endurance Profile Test successfully on June 18, 2018. The test was completed in the mobile prop stand at the P4F shop. The IntelliJect ECU designed in house by Power4Flight controlled the engine throughout the test and it also succeeded in passing the…

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January 30, 2018
Griffon Aerospace SeaHunter Cruises at 15,000 ft. at -32C with custom fuel injection systems from Power4Flight and Currawong Engineering

A University of Alaska Fairbanks’s Griffon Aerospace SeaHunter climbed to 15,000 ft altitude over Eastern Canada while conducting flight operations for Arctic UAV and Transport Canada Aircraft Services Directorate. Ground temperature at takeoff was -20C and -32C at the 15,000 ft cruise altitude. SeaHunter is powered by two Desert Aircraft DA150 engines equipped with custom…

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December 15, 2017
Power4Flight Releases B100i Fuel Injected Engine

Power4Flight is announcing a new fuel injected engine: the B100i. The B100i is based on the DA100 engine from Desert Aircraft. The fuel injection system uses a custom intake assembly from Cobra Aero, and fuel injection components from Currawong Engineering. Power4Flight performed extensive dynamometer and propeller calibration to develop the fuel injection mapping. The launch…

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September 28, 2016
HQ-60 SETS NEW STANDARD FOR TIME ALOFT – 22 hours 29 minutes!

CAMP ROBERTS – AUGUST 9-10, 2016 – Latitude Engineering, with a team coordinated by L-3 Unmanned Systems, consisting of Power4Flight, Trillium Engineering, and Silvus Technologies, participated in the Joint Interagency Field Experimentation Program (JIFX). Hosted by the Naval Postgraduate School at the California National Guard’s Camp Roberts, JIFX provides an environment to encourage innovation and…

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April 30, 2016
Power4Flight Feaures the Latest EFI Engines, Sensors, Generators & Power Conditioning Electronics at AUVSI 2016

April 30, 2016 - AUVSI EXPONENTIAL - New Orleans, LA Power4Flight will be at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL 2016 in Booth #431 featuring  core EFI Engines, CAN based sensors and actuators, generators and power conditioning electronics. Power4Flight services include performance analysis and validation, engine development and test, diagnostics and production. Power4Flight’s Hood River, OR facilities include a…

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April 30, 2016
Bill Vaglienti to Present “Automatic Fuel Injection Mapping for Small Two-Stroke Engines” at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL 2016 on May 4

April 30, 2016 - AUVSI EXPONENTIAL - New Orleans, LA Power4Flight co-founder Bill Vaglienti will give a presentation at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL 2016 on Automatic Fuel Injection Mapping for Small Two-Stroke Engines May 4. Presentation Title: Automatic Fuel  Injection Mapping for Small Two-Stroke Engines. Presentation Date: 5/4/2016 Presentation Time: 1:30:00 PM - 2:00:00 PM Presentation Location: Innovation Hub -- Booth…

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April 6, 2016
Power4Flight adds auto-tuning for small air-cooled two-stroke engines.

April 1, 2016 This new capability allows Power4Flight to take engine calibration to the next level.  By systematically sweeping multiple parameters around each calibration point and displaying the resulting analytics in real-time we are able to provide a detailed view of the stability margins around each operating point. This added fidelity allows for more flexibility…

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March 31, 2016
Servos with feedback become a reality! Currawong Engineering presents the ideal UAS servo actuator.

March 28, 2016 - How great would it be if the servos on your vehicle provided feedback that included: Real time measurement of servo position, temperature, and current. A Hobbs meter to track servo usage and power cycles User configurable current limiting User configurable warning thresholds (current, vibration and position error) Built in logging functions…

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November 11, 2015
Power4Flight completes cold weather and altitude testing on B29i-AXS (Corvid-29) UAV engine.

November 11, 2015 - Timberline Lodge, Mt Hood, OR Today Power4flight completed fleet calibration, cold weather and low manifold pressure testing on the B29i-AXS (Corvid-29) 2-stroke fuel injected engine for small UAS. This testing is the culmination of a two year development cycle that included fuel and spark mapping on our motoring dynamometer, two 150…

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May 14, 2015
The Benefits of Variable Exhaust Control on UAS Powertrain Systems Whitepaper

May 14, 2015 — Hood River, OR The variable exhaust system developed by Power4Flight and our development partners greatly mitigates the compromises that conventional UAV engine designs have with trading off power for fuel economy and power for noise. Read the Full Article...

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May 5, 2015
Michigan-based Cobra Aero to debut new UAS engine at AUVSI

May 5, 2015 -- Hillsdale, Mich. World’s leading producer of high performance small engines expands to the UAS engine market, teaming with Power4Flight powertrain solutions Today, the Cobra Moto team is announcing its latest venture – the culmination of a five-year plan that will, quite literally, take the company’s 20-plus year engine making heritage to…

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May 5, 2015
Power4Flight Launches New Website

April 20, 2015 -- Hood River, OR The site includes extensive products designed to increase UAV powertrain reliability, durability and affordability.  The Power4Flight team is focused on providing complete UAS powertrain solutions, including core engines, integrated starter/generators, Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) and power conditioning electronics.

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