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Old 06-17-2019, 05:20 PM
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Originally Posted by RV6_flyer View Post
Most of the RVs has a designer recommendation of 100 MPH (87 Kts) or less as flap speed. Being that it is experimental built and flown aircraft, IF you have tested your flaps in Phase I at a higher speed, it becomes a personal option.
Per Van's:
For the RV-4s, -6s, -7s, and -8s, the Flap Placard Speed is 110 MPH for 20 degrees and less, and 100 MPH for Full Flaps.

For the RV-9, the Flap Placard Speed is 100 MPH for 15 degrees and less, and 90 MPH for Full Flaps.
Reference - The Construction Manual:

Carl N.
Arlington, WA (KAWO)
RV-8, 755 Tach Hours
(Pic 1),(Pic 2)
- Out with the Old, In with the New
RV-8, 1938 Tach Hours (Pic 1),(Pic 2) - Sold

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