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Old 04-15-2021, 08:53 PM
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SMRacer SMRacer is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Leesburg, VA
Posts: 594
Default RV8 weight and balance

O-360 parallel valve
Whirlwind RV200 prop
EarthX battery on firewall
Smoke system in forward deep well

1121: Empty weight
CG: 79.17
Leesburg, VA (KJYO)
RV4 N444JT (sold)
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Old 04-16-2021, 12:16 PM
bifft bifft is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Utah
Posts: 110

O-360 with Rotec TBI.
Inverted oil
Catto-three blade
Lithium battery on firewall
no lights or gyros.

1016 lbs CG 79.85
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Old 04-16-2021, 02:08 PM
YvesCH YvesCH is offline
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Posts: 231

IO-360 (superior cold sump / double pmag)
Inverted oil and engine preheater
Earth X 900 on firewall
Grove gear
Catto 3 Blade
Rear Panel (Garmin G3X 7“)
Leather Interior and Carpets
Fully painted (3 colors and clearcoat)

Empty: 1029lbs / CG: 79.84
Yves - Basel, Switzerland
RV-8 #83458 HB-YUA
Donation 2020 done
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Old 04-16-2021, 08:17 PM
Chris Engler Chris Engler is offline
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Greene, NY
Posts: 86

IO-360 (superior cold sump/dual pmag)
Engine preheater
Earth X 900 Behind Baggage Compartment
Full Leather Interior with Heated Seats
Full Carpet
Dual 10.4 inch GRT Screens
WW 74 HRT Prop

Empty: 1147 lbs / CG: 76.7
Chris Engler, Greene, NY

RV 8 Completed and Flying (N184CE), Showplanes Fastback and Cowl, Barrett IO-360; Dual GRT 10.4 HXr

Kitfox 7; Rotax 914, Built and Sold

VAF donation gladly paid through April 2022
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Old 04-27-2021, 04:22 PM
usafmd usafmd is offline
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Astoria
Posts: 5

Trying to configure W & B for RV-8 in Foreflight. Getting notices saying "No forward CG limit is defined at the maximum takeoff weight". Same for aft CG limit. Can anybody explain to me how to set this up? I don't see where to do it. Thx.
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