I plan to fly from paved runways with stock wheels and wheel pants (fairings). i have a viking steel bungee.

How much clearance should I have between the prop and concrete on the ramp?


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Most of these certified Regs don't directly apply legally to experimental, but the principals should, and they are a good guide for what to shoot for.

Zenith Even mentions this in their site


Just pointing out that the regulations for certified aircraft does not necessarily apply for experimental, regardless of how much sense it makes.  We also shot for a minimum of 7" prop clearance for our aircraft, but that was based on our own criteria, not because of any FAA regulation.

We increased our own spacing 3" by cutting and re-welding the nose wheel tube after watching our self in action HERE:

3" go a long way


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