...I just measured my main gear....8' apart and the canopy is right at 7' off the ground. Sitting in my hangar, the top of the fin is close to 8 1/2' off the ground.
Yeah, it's a lot bigger airplane than most people realize,
46 years ag pilot/CFI
Air Tractor 502/PT-6
Building RV-12, Wings, fuse, emp complete. FWF in progress.