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Old 01-13-2012, 08:56 AM   #2443
GuyRocket
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Originally Posted by RxZ View Post
I should not have Googled the RV planes, now I want one!

It is probably a good thing I do not have the time to build one, or the money to buy one already assembled. That looks like a hoot of a plane! And estimated 23 MPG at 55% cruise? That is crazy (in an awesome way)!
They are amazing aircraft!

In my 8, at my usual economy cruise (I run lean of peak), I do 172 kts (198mph) at 7.8 gph which is 25.5 mpg! If the weather is good, I can beat the airlines to any place west of the Mississippi. All without being strip searched. I can even do a few rolls on the way there.
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