Originally Posted by luddite42
... And a 160 hp RV-6 with 2-up is hardly more high performance than a 180 Cherokee. I hope nobody says one of those would be too much for a new pilot to handle learning in.
Wow, I have to wonder if you have actually flown a 180 Cherokee. I have, a lot, and find any RV-6 to be in a whole different and very much higher performance category.