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Jims RV-8

Builder:
Jim Novak
Location:
Dallas, TX - USA
Aircraft:
Van's Aircraft - RV-8
Manufacturer:   
http://www.vansaircraft.com/
Engine:
Barrett Precision Engines - IO-360X
Prop:
Whirlwind
Total Build Time:
2009 Hours

Welcome to my experimental aircraft Web site. I am building a Van's Aircraft RV-8.

General characteristics of the RV-8
Capacity: myself and one passenger
Length: 21 ft 0 in
Wingspan: 24 ft 0 in
Height: 5 ft 7 in
Wing area: 116 sq ft
Empty weight: 1,120 lb
Gross weight: 1,800 lb
Fuel capacity: 42 U.S. gallons
Powerplant: Lycoming IO-360 four cylinder, horizontally opposed piston aircraft engine with fuel injection, 180 hp

Performance
Maximum speed: 221 mph
Cruise speed: 210 mph at 75% power at 8000 feet
Stall speed: 58 mph
Range: 940 mi at 55% power and 8000 feet
Service ceiling: 22,500 ft
Rate of climb: 1,900 ft/min
Wing loading: 15.5 lb/sq ft

Recent Activity
 Date Hours Work Log Summary Details
 03-05-2020
0.6
Adhering The LED Light Ends/wires
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 03-04-2020
1.0
Move Up The Two LR3C-14's
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 03-03-2020
0.9
Longer Buss Screws (20)
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 02-29-2020
2.5
Defrost Fan – Initial Wiring
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 02-23-2020
0.0
Father / Son Time
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 02-19-2020
1.0
Clean Up The Shop
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 02-18-2020
1.0
Attaching Hard Points For Wire Wraps
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 02-17-2020
2.0
LED Experimenting (messing Around)
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 02-16-2020
3.0
Finish Rear Cockpit Lights
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 02-15-2020
3.5
Rear Cockpit Lighting
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