Van's Aircraft Total Performance RV Kit Planes

RV–3 Performance



Speeds and ranges in statute mph (sm)
Solo Weight 1050 lbs 125 hp 150 hp
Empty weight and performance measured with fixed pitch wood propeller
Speed
Top Speed 195 mph 207 mph
Cruise [75% @ 8000'] 185 mph 196 mph
Cruise [55% @ 8000'] 166 mph 176 mph
Stall Speed 51 mph 51 mph
Ground Performance
Takeoff Distance 350 ft 300 ft
Landing Distance 350 ft 350 ft
Climb/Ceiling
Rate of Climb 1,700 fpm 2,050 fpm
Ceiling 20,500 ft 23,500 ft
Range in statute miles "sm"
Range [75% @ 8000'] 640 sm 595 sm
Range [55% @ 8000'] 770 sm 715 sm
Other
Speed Ratio 3.82:1 4.06:1
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