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RV–8/8A Specifications



RV - 8

Exterior Dimensions
Span 24 ft
Length 21 ft
Height 5 ft 7 in
Wing Area 116 sq ft
 
Weights
Empty Weight 1067 - 1120 lbs
Gross Weight 1800 lbs
 
Loadings
Wing Loading 15.5 lb/sq ft
Power Loading 12 - 9 lb/hp 
 
Powerplant/Systems
Engine 150-200 hp
Propeller [in prototype] Fixed or C/S
Fuel Capacity 42 US gal
 
Other
Baggage 125 lbs

RV - 8A

Exterior Dimensions
Span 24 ft
Length 20 ft 10 in
Height 7 ft 4 in
Wing Area 116 sq ft
 
Weights
Empty Weight 1067 - 1120 lbs
Gross Weight 1800 lbs
 
Loadings
Wing Loading 15.5 lb/sq ft
Power Loading 12 - 9 lb/hp 
 
Powerplant/Systems
Engine 150-200 hp
Propeller [in prototype] Fixed or C/S
Fuel Capacity 42 US gal
 
Other
Baggage 125 lbs
     
Interior Dimensions and Baggage Area
 

 

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