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Old 10-02-2021, 05:21 AM
SEFlyer SEFlyer is offline
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I know CG can be an issue on 6's depending on setup. Curious what CG people have on an empty plane. We are 70.77. Thanks
Future RV owner
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Old 10-02-2021, 05:56 AM
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Location: LSZF
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Mine’s at 1798.51mm = 70.80"

CG can be an issue on 6's depending on setup
basically valid for all aircraft...
Life's short... Enjoy!

RV-6.9 #25685, slider, O-360-A3A (carb/dual Lightspeed II), MTV-12-B, HB-YLL owner & lover
RV-4 #2062 HB-YVZ airframe builder
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Old 10-02-2021, 07:29 AM
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Location: Savannah
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When I bought it was 72" I need to recheck though now with the changes I have made to various equipment.
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Old 10-02-2021, 09:19 AM
ColoradoSolar ColoradoSolar is offline
Join Date: Dec 2018
Location: Westcliffe, Colorado
Posts: 144

Mine is at 71.60 but I need to reweigh after my avionics upgrade
Eric Vickery

RV-6A Tip-Up Bought Flying
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Old 10-02-2021, 03:16 PM
StephenC StephenC is offline
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Location: Auckland NZ
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Mine is a 6 with a sliding canopy and is 71.10”
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Old 10-02-2021, 06:29 PM
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Join Date: Aug 2021
Location: Livermore, CA
Posts: 61

6A my CG is 68.1

N455DM - RV-6A - Bought Flying - 2021
Tip Up Canopy
FP Sensenich 2 Blade (Refurbing a Catta 3 blade Carbon)
IFR - 2 Garmin G5s - 430W - GFC500
N89WD - Flight Design CTSW - Sold 2021
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Old 10-02-2021, 07:09 PM
Zazoos Zazoos is offline
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Gladewater
Posts: 141

RV6 - Mine is 72.34
Trent Flemming
Marshall, TX
Building Zenith 750 Super Duty
RV6 - N86TF
SunDog Powered Parachute - N75372
Dues Paid 11/2021
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Old 10-02-2021, 07:12 PM
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Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Defiance, MO
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Fixed pitch sensenich prop on IO360
RV-6A - flying 970+ hours
Based at 1H0 (Creve Coeur)
Paid dues yearly since 2007
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Old 10-02-2021, 09:50 PM
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Funguy Funguy is offline
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Toronto, ON
Posts: 113
Default RV-6

RV-6, 71.7 with O-320 slider and Sensenich prop. Just completed last week.
RV6, Flying C-GOFG
CLA4 - Holland Landing
Toronto ON
Donated to Nov 2021
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Old 10-02-2021, 10:15 PM
Kyle Boatright Kyle Boatright is offline
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Location: Atlanta, GA
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My RV-6 is at 70.94". 1031 lbs.
Kyle Boatright
Marietta, GA
2001 RV-6 N46KB
2019(?) RV-10
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