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Old 05-21-2022, 06:39 PM
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Walt Walt is offline
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Originally Posted by lipper03 View Post
I did get a change to talk to Larry at McFarland today, and both 9 and 12 are acceptable. The 12 does have a shorter recommenced TBO and may see bearing wear more then a 9, but no safety of flight or RPM or other limitations for an RV14A with a EXP119. I'm checking back with Vans to make sure I understand the color options and delivery assembly vs ordering with McFarland. Thanks Walt for the suggestion!
Donít forget the PMAG limitation with the -12, and the extra weight of the -9 would help with CG.
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