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Forum: RV-9/9A 03-08-2018, 05:35 PM
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Posted By N941WR
It is kind of funny that no one even raises an...

It is kind of funny that no one even raises an eyebrow when larger than recommended engines are installed in RV-4, -6, -7, and -8's.

I guess only the -9 will fall out of the sky when over...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-04-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By N941WR
Seems to me that everyone should build...

Seems to me that everyone should build taildraggers!

Doug, it all depends on what prop you want to put on your -360. As I mentioned above, my O-360 and Catto FP prop is lighter than an O-320 with a...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-03-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By N941WR
Yes and no. When I bought my ECi kit engine the...

Yes and no.

When I bought my ECi kit engine the difference between the 320 and 360 was $500 and 20 pounds. Since i knew I was going to run Catto, I'm still lighter than a 320 with a metal fixed...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-03-2018, 05:10 AM
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Posted By N941WR
That is TAS. Remember, indicated airspeed drops...

That is TAS.

Remember, indicated airspeed drops off as you climb and the air gets thinner (not taking into account any change in temperature.)
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-02-2018, 06:56 PM
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Posted By N941WR
One fit under my Sam James cowl. Van's is very...

One fit under my Sam James cowl.

Van's is very concerned that with the (I)O-360 up front, the -9 will go right past its Vne.

I would probably have to agree as in level flight at 75% power and...
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