NOW SOLD Vans RV8A High Specification NOW SOLD United Kingdom
Vans RV8A G-SUTE
This beautiful aircraft is probably one of the best RV8 examples in the UK and is now reluctantly offered for sale.
Built in 2014 and finished to a very high specification, G-SUTE has flown only 280 hours total time. No expense was spared during the build and specification includes $3500 Classic Aero Designs grey leather Aviator seats and cockpit trim and €2000 Liese lightweight exhaust mufflers.
Airframe is finished in white and blue metallic and is in excellent general condition, G-SUTE has never been aerobatted meaning that there are no smoking rivets! It has always been hangared and fully covered to keep out the dust! As such all surfaces and exposed hinges etc are in clean pristine condition.
The engine is cleared to run on Mogas or or UL91. However it has used nothing but 100LL since new. Capable of 28 litres per hour fuel burn at 75% power and 22 litres per at 50% power.
Lycoming YIO360-M1B engine, new at time of build. Genuine article - not a clone. 180hp (probable output 10hp more with fuel injection and electronic ignition options).
Gami Fuel Injection delivering balanced fuel delivery for increased power and smooth running.
Dual PMag electronic ignition.
Glass panel incorporating Dynon D100 EFIS, Dynon D120 EMS with Apple Ipad moving map navigation running Runway HD and back-up navigation via additional Apple Ipad Mini
Dynon AP-74 Auto-pilot
MTV-12 Three Blade Constant Speed Propeller
Ameri-King fuselage mounted ELT
Funkwerk ATR 833 radio
Funkerk TRT800H Transponder.
Electrically operated Trim
Electrically operated Flaps.
Multi-Function control column.
Bespoke CNC machined jacking adapters fitted to main wheels.
Anti-Splat Aero Upgrades/Mods:
Crankcase Oil Separator
Nose wheel Lip Skid
Control Locking device (Gust Lock) for parking.
Nose wheel strut mod.
Nose wheel bearing and fine balance mod.
Included in the sale would be over £1000 worth of servicing equipment (filters, wheels, brakes etc) and also a full set of quality custom made all weather covers which are currently in use inside the hangar at Perth and are in excellent condition. Provided with the aircraft will be a complete and comprehensive documented history incorporating 7 in total A4 lever arch binders and including all original invoices since start of build, details of original authorisations and flight testing. The build was also logged photographically and electronic coppies of these images will be supplied. The aircraft was built in and imported from Austria in 2017 and copies of all LAA transition documentation will also be provided.
Aircraft is supplied with a new Permit to Fly dated 05 December 2019. The propeller was overhauled in accordance with manufacturers recommendations on 08th Nov 2019 and is now re-certified for a further 6 years.
Offers invited IRO £110,000.