SOURCE: Galenfeha, Inc.

Galenfeha, Inc.

June 23, 2015 08:36 ET

Galenfeha Stored Energy Solutions Enters Aviation Industry

FT. WORTH, TX--(Marketwired - Jun 23, 2015) - Galenfeha, Inc. (OTC: GLFH) is pleased to announce the company will now be the OEM battery supplier for Louisiana-based Aviation Company SkyRunner, LLC.

SkyRunner (www.flyskyrunner.com) tasked Galenfeha's Shreveport engineering and production facility with developing a proof of concept battery to start and power critical onboard systems for use in a new aviation unit. The Galenfeha team produced prototypes that tested flawlessly, leading to a supplier agreement signed on June 13, 2015.

SkyRunner fuses off-road engineering with proven aviation technology to create a new generation of PowerSports utility vehicle. Step into the future of adventure, discovery and utility. SkyRunner evokes an unforgettable driving experience combined with the freedom, fun and exploration of flight that will deeply inspire your emotions and fire up your senses. As a utility vehicle, SkyRunner offers a cost effective ground/aerial patrol and recon platform in diverse environments. Impressive initial interest in this product has resulted in 170 represented orders to date.

Versatility, reliability, engineering, and FAA airworthiness gives SkyRunner a vast potential market, including Department of Defense, border security, disaster response, search and rescue, large landowners and outdoor enthusiasts. The company will showcase the new vehicle at the 2015 EAA AirVenture, located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin (July 20-26, 2015). This event draws over 500,000 spectators and aviation enthusiasts annually, offering tremendous exposure opportunity for both Galenfeha and Skyrunner.

Lucien Marioneaux, Jr., Galenfeha, Inc. President/CEO, stated, "Galenfeha continually strives to develop relationships with visionary firms such as Skyrunner. We are delighted to be selected by Stewart Hamel and his team to develop a safe, lightweight, ultra-reliable power supply system for the company's new aircraft. Skyrunner is a local, Louisiana-based company that promotes research and development as well as new jobs in our area. This commitment to the community parallels our goals as a company."

"SkyRunner is excited to align itself with such a distinguished and innovative partner as Galenfeha," said Stewart Hamel, CEO and Founder. "People will experience their world in a way they never thought possible. It's innovative companies like Galenfeha that contribute to heart of our mission... reliability, performance and operational redundancy. In aviation, reducing weight is a very high priority. Galenfeha has reduced SkyRunner's battery weight by 66% (14 lbs), increased its cold cranking amps by over 266%, and advanced our operational redundancies."

Derek Simmons, Director of R&D, stated, "The battery Brian and his team at Galenfeha engineered and brought to life for us is superior to anything on the market. At SkyRunner we produce cutting edge vehicles that inspire individuals to experience the world. Galenfeha has helped make our vehicle safer and more reliable. Our civilian customers will be able to go further and our soldiers will better accomplish their missions. The microprocessor has so many built in safety features the vehicle is truly pushing the limits of innovation. Through the Galenfeha power supply, we can guarantee our customers, a sure start every time and increased safety."

About Galenfeha, Inc.

Galenfeha (OTC: GLFH) is a design and engineering firm with a focus on the oil and gas industry and a conscious pursuit of low environmental impact product development. Galenfeha designs, manufactures and markets a complete line of patent pending, microprocessor controlled, LiFePO4 chemistry battery systems for measurement, automation and a full line of proprietary chemical injection systems.

For more information, visit www.galenfeha.com

About SkyRunner

SkyRunner is the next generation in the elite segment of light-sport aviation. The all-new two-seat SkyRunner fuses off-road engineering with proven aviation technology to create a new generation of sports recreation vehicle designed for both work and play. SkyRunner evokes an unforgettable driving experience combined with the freedom, fun and exploration of flight that will deeply inspire your emotions and fire up your senses. Part all-terrain vehicle and part light-sport aircraft, SkyRunner is the ultimate recreational vehicle combining off-road adventure with one of the safest forms of aviation. SkyRunner's R&D and Production facilities are located in Shreveport, LA.

For more information, visit www.flyskyrunner.com

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