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Old 08-22-2018, 07:43 AM
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Saville Saville is offline
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I think the one in the OP looks better than the Contrary Mary version. The CM version is too long in my opinion. YMMV
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Old 08-22-2018, 09:15 AM
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I fitted such a flat wrap windscreen to my RV-8 without need to modify the baggage door. You just fit it to intersect the fuselage short of the baggage door.
Bought mine from Airplane Plastics.
William Slaughter
Houston, TX
RV-8QB FF complete, baggage door done. Fiberglass work mostly done. Now at the airport for final assembly.
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Old 08-25-2018, 08:30 PM
Spinnetti Spinnetti is offline
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Looks fantastic.. How about a fastback version?
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Old 08-25-2018, 09:49 PM
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Will the lowered roll bar provide adequate head/neck protection if it ends up on its back?
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Old 08-25-2018, 10:36 PM
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Originally Posted by ColoRv View Post
I donít know that plane or the builder so canít say for certain, but the canopy is most likely a Vans canopy as there arenít many other options. Now that Todd has flown west, Iím not sure there are any other options. The stock front bow and slider frame could easily be trimmed down if a builder so desires and I know that some have done that. Itís steel and plastic...make it look the way you want it to look in the end.

Lance Logan took over Toddís business and is producing 8 canopies. Picked mine up a few months back.
Mike W
Venice, FL
RV-6A. Mattituck TMX O-360, FP, GRT Sport EFIS
N184WM reserved (RV-8)....tail kit done, slow-build wing done, slow-build fuselage in progress.
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Old 08-26-2018, 11:14 PM
VA Maule VA Maule is offline
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How's the quality of the canopy that Lance Logan is producing? Last I remember in a post here somewhere he was working on figuring out the workings, assume he's gotten it figured out. What's the best way to contact him.
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