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Forum: RV-14 09-16-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 93,270
Posted By rvbuilder2002
I can't add anything additional of value.... Tim...

I can't add anything additional of value.... Tim pretty much nailed it.

If you are building with a light weight prop (or some other change that will influence CG more than a small amount), it would...
Forum: RV-14 09-13-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 93,270
Posted By rvbuilder2002
Carl, You are probably already aware, but the...

Carl,
You are probably already aware, but the problem is even bigger than you describe.
As fuel is burned off the CG moves even farther aft, so the worst case situation for C.G. position will always...
Forum: RV-14 04-11-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 93,270
Posted By rvbuilder2002
Stoney, As explained in the response to your PM...

Stoney,

As explained in the response to your PM I sent to you over the weekend, the aft arm position on the sample form got inadvertently labeled tail wheel. The actual position used for weighing...
Forum: RV-14 01-23-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 93,270
Posted By rvbuilder2002
I think the plan is for N214VA and N144VA to be...

I think the plan is for N214VA and N144VA to be the official examples.
Since N914VA is very close to matching N214VA, I am not sure what value it would have, but if that is what you wanted you can...
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 93,270
Posted By rvbuilder2002
It is at the first link in the first post of this...

It is at the first link in the first post of this thread.
Forum: RV-14 01-13-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 93,270
Posted By rvbuilder2002
Errors in the posted document have been...

Errors in the posted document have been corrected.

Because the airplane has evolved a bit since new, there was some minor weight additions and subtractions that are part of the aircraft document...
Forum: RV-14 01-11-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 93,270
Posted By rvbuilder2002
Mark, I agree with your assessment and can't...

Mark,
I agree with your assessment and can't explain the difference. It should be closer than the current data shows. The weight discrepancies (I will look into where the error got introduced) of...
Forum: RV-14 01-09-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 93,270
Posted By rvbuilder2002
Leather! You got real Leather????

Leather! You got real Leather????
Forum: RV-14 01-09-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 93,270
Posted By rvbuilder2002
I don't know if it would account for all of the...

I don't know if it would account for all of the difference, but Garmin G3X components are a bit heavier than Skyview.
Forum: RV-14 01-08-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 93,270
Posted By rvbuilder2002
RV-14 C.G. / weight & balance sample

A (sample) document containing W & B data for the RV-14 and RV-14A prototypes can be found HERE (https://www.vansaircraft.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/RV-14_RV-14A_SampleWB.pdf)

RV-14 C.G. quick...
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