About the Plane


Artwork by Tom Johnson

The RV-8 kit plane is a two place all metal aircraft with tandem seating. It is capable of aerobatic flight and will cruise at speeds over 200 mph. It is the larger sibling to the RV-4.

Because of it’s tandem seating arrangement, bubble canopy, and resemblance to WWII fighter aircraft, many of them have been painted in military livery, specifically the P-51 Mustang. Others imitate air show and air racing liveries, as does my preferred paint scheme.

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