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cajunwings 01-17-2022 05:04 PM

RV9/9A control stick travel
 
Hey 9/9A flyers. Working on trimming my control sticks to accommodate Tosten grips. My wings are not on so no stops to limit travel. I need to know how far does the stick travel left and right from center and what is your total stick height above the floor. Thanks.

Don Broussard
RV9 Rebuild in Progress
57 Pacer

PilotjohnS 01-17-2022 06:33 PM

Just me
 
I am not flying yet but have set mine to miss the dash by about 3/4 so i wont pinch my finger. As far as left and right, it bits the throttle plate, but it seems all 9s have this interference in the corner. In actual flying, unlike a cessna, the pitch uses very little of the total travel forward.

bruceh 01-17-2022 10:00 PM

Just cut back the stick the distance of the grip you are adding to the end. I think on my Tosten grips, I needed to trim off just a 1/4 to 1/2 inch more.
You can always wait to trim this until you have the wings on and rigged.


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