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Old 01-21-2018, 09:39 PM
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Originally Posted by N941WR View Post

There was also an increase in Gross Weight.
Only in the Aerobatic Gross Weight. The so-called "Dash 1" wing came about later to make the RV-8 and RV-7 wings more common. This commonality results in a 50 pound increase in the Aerobatic Gross Weight (from 1550 to 1600 pounds), but offers no increase in the Max Gross Weight (1800 pounds).
Carl N.
Arlington, WA (KAWO)
RV-8, 435 Tach Hours
(Pic 1),(Pic 2)
- Out with the Old, In with the New
RV-8, 1938 Tach Hours (Pic 1),(Pic 2) - Sold

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