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Old 06-03-2013, 05:41 PM
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Default Love a copy

Thank you in advance for a copy of the W/B. Chris
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Old 06-04-2013, 09:28 AM
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Thanks Bob;
I used the spreadsheet right off your website to do the Weight & Balance for my RV-8 original Airworthiness application. I faxed it (& all the other paperwork) in to the MIDO on Friday, now I'm all nerves waiting for the inspection.
I also printed off some various weight & balance combinations for my flight manual.
Enable Editing makes it possible to account for small variations in main gear placement.
Scott Emery
EAA 668340, chapter 326 & IAC chapter 67
RV-8 N89SE first flight 12/26/2013
Yak55M, and the wife has an RV-4
There is nothing-absolute nothing-half so much worth doing as simply messing around with Aeroplanes
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Old 06-14-2013, 03:29 AM
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I'd appreciate a copy as well.


Denver Gore
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Old 06-14-2013, 12:07 PM
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There is a link in post #15 for the spreadsheet. It saves me some time on the computer if you would use this link to get your copy.

Thanks to all how have looked at it and all the nice comments.

As before, if you have any trouble with it, please let me know. If you want me to help you customize it to your aircraft I would be glad to.

Link to W&B Spreadsheet -W&B Spreadsheet

I will be getting my W&B done within a week, first flight real soon now!

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Old 07-01-2013, 09:34 PM
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Default Love a copy also
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Old 07-02-2013, 08:58 PM
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Thanks for the link!
Rob K
RV-8 under construction as of Sep 30, 2012
Tail kit completed on Feb 8, 2012 (180 hrs)
Wing kit mostly completed, fuselage under construction as of March 6, 2014 (750 hrs)
Paid up for 2019
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Old 07-20-2013, 02:24 PM
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Default rv8 weight & balance

Great program.
Please share your program with me.
Hopefully flying my RV8 soon. Guess August/September.
Jody Bryant
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Old 07-26-2013, 01:04 PM
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Finally got my RV8 to the W&B stage.

Came in at 1098, 518 and 520 mains, 60 lbs on tail wheel.

Airworthiness inspection next, then phase 1. Good times this summer.

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Old 07-28-2013, 03:19 PM
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Default Thanks!!

Hey Jonathan,

I used the link on post n°26 and it works great!!!

Gotta wait a few years before using it for real in my case though...

Many thanks for sharing this.

RV-8 n 83274
Empennage done(90%)
SB Wings done (90%)
SB Fuselage in progress
Pre-closure inspection done
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Old 12-26-2016, 03:04 PM
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Default Hi

Copies still available?

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