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Forum: RV-10 09-21-2023, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By KatanaPilot
The very short answer is that additional fuel in...

The very short answer is that additional fuel in the wings reduces wing bending.

Suggest you get a copy of Kenís engineering report for the ER tanks and have a read. Itís pretty thorough and even so...
Forum: RV-10 09-17-2023, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By KatanaPilot
Didnít want to follow you down the rabbit hole,...

Didnít want to follow you down the rabbit hole, but there is engineering justification for increasing the maximum gross takeoff weight above 2700 pounds if you have extended range tanks. All the more...
Forum: RV-10 09-17-2023, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By KatanaPilot
I disagree

Funny you should say that - my first job out of college was with Boeing as a Flight Test Engineer working primarily with landing gear and brakes.

I think you might find that the stock brakes are...
Forum: RV-10 09-16-2023, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By KatanaPilot
Suggest you research the brake energy and torque...

Suggest you research the brake energy and torque ratings of the various choices and make your decision in an informed manner.

Run the numbers on an RTO at rotation speed at the maximum gross weight...
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