One should remember that all but 3 of the RV designs are aerobatic.
Maneuverability and stability are somewhat at opposite ends of the scales.
The aerobatic RVs are a very good compromise.
Mel Asberry..DAR since last century
A&P/EAA Tech Counselor/Flight Advisor
Specializing in Amateur-Built and Light-Sport Aircraft
North Texas (8TA5)
RV-6 Flying since 1993, 172hp O-320, 3-Blade Catto (since 2003)
Legend Cub purchased 12/2017
FRIEND of the RV-1
Eagle's Nest Mentor