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Forum: RV-8/8A 08-17-2011, 11:00 PM
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Posted By SHIPCHIEF
Dan H. and all; My drawings must be old, they...

Dan H. and all;
My drawings must be old, they stop at #50.
However, I took a look at the airframe, between the gear towers, and you could replace some of the strength of the intercostal rib by making...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-08-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 32,272
Posted By SHIPCHIEF
Dan H; Thanks for the drawing Re: loads. So Grove...

Dan H;
Thanks for the drawing Re: loads.
So Grove one piece gear has been installed in some RV-8s? Any pics? Any drawings?
I presume that the gear center is within the fuselage? That means a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-07-2011, 12:02 PM
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Posted By SHIPCHIEF
Yikes! Matt's 'crow hop' looks like the fuel tank...

Yikes! Matt's 'crow hop' looks like the fuel tank rib got pulled open at the top.
He didn't mention spilled fuel, but I do wonder about it.

About that Grove Gear Drop Test: The downward deflection...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-04-2011, 04:19 PM
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Posted By SHIPCHIEF
I see on Grove's site that they offer one piece...

I see on Grove's site that they offer one piece gear for Skybolts and Stardusters in the same gross weight (or a few pounds more).
Are any of these adaptable? They seem very afforable. When I get...
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