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Forum: RV-8/8A 01-24-2022, 07:04 PM
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Posted By Scott Hersha
It’s difficult to compare apples to apples with...

It’s difficult to compare apples to apples with our airplanes because they are all a little different in many ways. Some are a little lighter, some are rigged a little better, sometimes the pilot...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-20-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 54
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Posted By Scott Hersha
Actual cruise numbers: RV4 rather than RV8, but...

Actual cruise numbers: RV4 rather than RV8, but relatively similar - O-360, standard compression, fixed pitch Sensenich carbon fiber prop pitched for 2700 at wide open throttle, so cruise setting I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-18-2021, 08:20 PM
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Posted By Scott Hersha
If your fixed pitch prop is pitched for cruise...

If your fixed pitch prop is pitched for cruise (2700 RPM @ WOT), then your top cruise speed should be the same with both props - both being limited to 2700. The fixed pitch might have a slight speed...
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