How fast is a RV 8?

Which Vans RV is the fastest?

No other RV is faster. With a top speed of around 220 mph, the RV-8 gets you there quickly while delivering excellent performance on the lower end of the scale plus quick, responsive handling.


Model RV-8
Engine 150 – 210 HP
Top Speed 220 mph
Ceiling 21,000+ ft
Stall Speed 58 mph

How much does an RV-8 cost?

Kit prices effective: August 23, 2021, 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time

RV-7 RV-8
Fuselage $7,375 ! $9,725 !
Finishing $8,400 $7,125
Standard Kits – Total $27,225 $27,750
QuickBuild Kits – Total $39,725 $40,200

How much does an RV 6 cost?

Van’s Aircraft enters its third decade on a roll

Van’s Aircraft RV-6A Kit price: $9,975
Wingspan 23 ft
Wing area 110 sq ft
Wing loading 14.5 lb/sq ft

Is flying a plane easier than driving?

Professional pilots are very experienced in flying their aircraft. This experience makes the complex tasks required of them “easy” most of the time. However, unquestionably flying is more complicated and demanding than driving. … Driving is one of the more dangerous activities we do on a regular basis.

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