RV-7


RV-7 SPECIFICATIONS
Span 25 ft
Length 21ft 3.5 in
Height 5 ft 7.5 in
Wing area 120 ft2
Empty Weight 1114 lbs w/200hp
Gross Weight 1800 lbs
Wing Loading solo -- gross 11,7 lb/ft2--15lb/ft2
Power Loading solo -- gross 7 lb/hp--9 lb/hp(200hp)
Engine 150-200 hp
Propeller (in prototype) constant speed
Fuel Capacity 42 US gal
Baggage 100 lbs

 

RV-7 PERFORMANCE
  160 hp 180 hp 200hp
Speed - Solo Weight
Top Speed 202 mph 210 mph 217 mph
Cruise (75% @ 8000 ft) 192 mph 200 mph 207 mph
Cruise (55% @ 8000 ft) 173 mph 180 mph 187 mph
Stall Speed 51 mph 51 mph 51 mph
Speed - Gross Weight
Top Speed 201 mph 209 mph 216 mph
Cruise (75% @ 8000 ft) 191 mph 199 mph 206 mph
Cruise (75% @ 8000 ft) 172 mph 179 mph 186 mph
Stall Speed 58 mph 58 mph 58 mph
Ground Performance - Solo Weight
Takeoff Distance 300 ft 275 ft 250 ft
Landing Distance 350 ft 350 ft 350 ft
Ground Performance - Gross Weight
Takeoff Distance 650 ft 575 ft 500 ft
Landing Distance 500 ft 500 ft 500 ft
Climb/Ceiling - Solo Weight
Rate of Climb 1,900 fpm 2,200 fpm 2,550 fpm
Ceiling 21,000 ft 23,000 ft 25,500 ft
Climb/Ceiling - Gross Weight
Rate of Climb 1,400 fpm 1,650 fpm 1,900 fpm
Ceiling 18,500 ft 20,500 ft 22,500 ft
Range
Range (75% @ 8000 ft) 835 sm 785 sm 785 sm
Range (75% @ 8000ft) 1,050 sm 940 sm 870sm