Chapter 52

Chapter 52 Sacramento, CA

RV-8  Lyle McCarty - sub kits

3/28/18 First Flight 

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 

First Flight  3-28-18 KDWA

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Febuary 2018

 

RV-8  N88KC   Stats

Engine :  Superior XP-360  180 hp

Avionics

  • 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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