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RV–9/9A Performance



RV - 9

     
Solo Weight 1350 lbs
Gross Weight 1600 lbs-1750lbs.
118 hp 135 hp* 160 hp
Speeds and ranges in statute mph (sm)
Empty weight and performance measured with fixed pitch propeller
Speed - Solo Weight
Top Speed 173 mph 180 mph 197 mph
Cruise [75% @ 8000 ft] 167 mph 175 mph 189 mph
Cruise [55% @ 8000 ft] 151 mph 158 mph 169 mph
Stall Speed 44 mph 44 mph 44 mph
 
Speed - Gross Weight
Top Speed 172 mph 178 mph 196 mph
Cruise [75% @ 8000 ft] 166 mph 174 mph 188 mph
Cruise [55% @ 8000 ft] 150 mph 157 mph 168 mph
Stall Speed 48 mph 49 mph 50 mph
 
Ground Performance - Solo Weight
Takeoff Distance 350 ft 325 ft 300 ft
Landing Distance 250 ft 275 ft 300 ft
 
Ground Performance - Gross Weight
Takeoff Distance 525 ft 500 ft 475 ft
Landing Distance 355 ft 410 ft 450 ft
 
Climb/Ceiling - Solo Weight
Rate of Climb 1,200 fpm 1,450 fpm 2,000 fpm
Ceiling 17,500 ft 20,500 ft 24,500 ft
 
Climb/Ceiling - Gross Weight
Rate of Climb 1,000 fpm 1,150 fpm 1,400 fpm
Ceiling 14,500 ft 16,000 ft 19,000 ft
 
Range
Range [75% @ 8000 ft] 875 sm 745 sm 710 sm
Range [55% @ 8000 ft] 1,035 sm 910 sm 860 sm

RV - 9A

     
Solo Weight 1350 lbs
Gross Weight 1600 lbs-1750lbs.
118 hp 135 hp* 160 hp
Speeds and ranges in statute mph (sm)
Empty weight and performance measured with fixed pitch propeller
Speed - Solo Weight
Top Speed 171 mph 178 mph 195 mph
Cruise [75% @ 8000 ft] 165 mph 173 mph 187 mph
Cruise [55% @ 8000 ft] 149 mph 156 mph 167 mph
Stall Speed 44 mph 44 mph 44 mph
 
Speed - Gross Weight
Top Speed 170 mph 176 mph 194 mph
Cruise [75% @ 8000 ft] 164 mph 172 mph 186 mph
Cruise [55% @ 8000 ft] 148 mph 155 mph 166 mph
Stall Speed 48 mph 49 mph 50 mph
 
Ground Performance - Solo Weight
Takeoff Distance 350 ft 325 ft 300 ft
Landing Distance 250 ft 275 ft 300 ft
 
Ground Performance - Gross Weight
Takeoff Distance 525 ft 500 ft 475 ft
Landing Distance 375 ft 410 ft 450 ft
 
Climb/Ceiling - Solo Weight
Rate of Climb 1,150 fpm 1,400 fpm 1,900 fpm
Ceiling 17,000 ft 20,000 ft 24,500 ft
 
Climb/Ceiling - Gross Weight
Rate of Climb 950 fpm 1,100 fpm 1,400 fpm
Ceiling 14,000 ft 15,500 ft 18,500 ft
 
Range
Range [75% @ 8000 ft] 865 sm 735 sm 700 sm
Range [55% @ 8000 ft] 1025 sm 900 sm 850 sm
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