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Forum: RV-8/8A 12-09-2017, 03:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By Stretch
I live in Australia so can't help with the test...

I live in Australia so can't help with the test fit.
However, I am 6'7" (in normal proportion) and have built my RV8 to suit....not flying yet but plenty of test sits in the garage. will be flying in...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-28-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,015
Posted By Stretch
A friend of mine put the engine bolts in the...

A friend of mine put the engine bolts in the incorrect holes when mounting the engine in his 7. Caused misalignment of the motor with the cowl.
I am not quite at that stage myself yet but I have...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-23-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,692
Posted By Stretch
Looks a bit like the hole I put on the fuse of my...

Looks a bit like the hole I put on the fuse of my 8 for the step.
FWIW, as I get older and the knees get creakier, I decided to put a step on my tail-wheeler to assist with the climb from...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-25-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,023
Posted By Stretch
I am 6'7" and have decided on the tall option for...

I am 6'7" and have decided on the tall option for my 8. In my view, in conjunction with the "tall option" cross cabin seat brace, one should also consider a second hinge mounting for the pilot seat -...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-08-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,203
Posted By Stretch
Doug I am 6'7" & 250. I am in the process...

Doug
I am 6'7" & 250. I am in the process building a QB 8 and share your concerns. The main reason I went for the 8 is because Vans told they 6'10' pilots flying them. I suspect there have been some...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-24-2009, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,906
Posted By Stretch
I am 6'7".... twice as far to bend.....twice as...

I am 6'7".... twice as far to bend.....twice as sore......
... but what fun !!!
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-27-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,579
Posted By Stretch
Folks, I am building an 8 in Australia....I am...

Folks,
I am building an 8 in Australia....I am 200cm(6'7") and 110kg(245lb) just working in the QB Fuse now. Bought the 8 because it was advertised as being suitable for very tall...
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