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Old 09-13-2019, 12:32 PM
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Default Rv 8 wheel base

I'm away from my plane and cant measure at the moment, anyone know the distance between the main wheels and the tail wheel on an 8? Trying to figure out if it will fit on a 16 foot trailer.
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Old 09-13-2019, 12:48 PM
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According to my notes main wheel station is 68", tailwheel is 240". So that makes 172" between wheel centre stations.
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Old 09-20-2019, 09:36 AM
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I measured the track of my RV-8 project, which is on the gear but without engine, wings, or tail surfaces attached - so the legs are not splayed out to the ready-to-fly position. From the outboard most position of each main gear tire, the track is 78 inches. Would be a few inches more with the engine installed.
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Old 09-20-2019, 02:33 PM
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Thank you both for the replies! It is much appreciated.
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