Chapter 52

Chapter 52 Sacramento, CA

RV-8  Lyle McCarty - sub kits

2/20/18 First engine start 

2/18 Ready for Airworthiness Inspection

12/17 Assembly at Yolo County ( KDWA) chapter hangar 

9-22-17 At hangar -KDWA 

9/17 - Fuselage completed, fiberglass parts painted and installed, ready to deliver to KDWA for    assembly

8/17  Wings complete, painted and delivered to KDWA 

10/16 - Fighting with canopy fit.  Lyle is meticulous  

4/4/16 - Hung engine with Chapter support 

2/16 - nearly on the gear - frustrated - FWF directions  

11/15 - Fuselage complete - engine delivered......

2/15  Fuselage nearly on wheels - flying surfaces complete 

3/14  Tail complete, fuselage just delivered 

Febuary 2018


RV-8  N88KC   Stats

Engine :  Superior XP-360  180 hp


  • EIS - Grand Rapids
  • Com Radio -  MGL  V-6
  • ADS-B out- uAvionix
  • Nav/EFIS - MGL / iFly
  • Xponder - Sandia

Airframe alterations

Paint - Stewarts and polish

Noteworthy: This is a very meticulous build.  Weight is #100 under the lightest listed on the site. 

September 2017 - ready for assembly

October 2016

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Board of Directors Meeting January Change of Location

Change of location for the January BOD meeting - Jan 9  7-9.  LOcation :  Sac Executive Airport Terminal Conference room .  a one time only right now.....  

Location Change - Monthly Meetings..... Pass along

General Membership Meeting Location Change.

Chapter 52 General Membership Meeting will meet at a new location for the Month of January, February, March, and April 2018. The new location: ELKs Lodge #6 at 6446 Riverside Blvd. Sacramento, 95831. We will meet in the "Emerald Room." The room can be accessed from the parking lot. Signage will be posted. Meeting starts at 7:30 PM.

Direction: Exit 43rd Street from Interstate 5 and head west. Approximately 1.3 miles, the ELKs Lodge on the right. Exit Florin Road and proceed west for 2.2 miles to the end of Florin Road. Cross RIverside Blvd. and into the ELKs parking lot.

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