The Champ, Citabria, Decathlon, and Scout designs were obtained from Bellanca which had acquired Champion Aircraft Corporation in 1970. While Bellanca was responsible for the design of the Scout, the designs and type certificates for the Champ, Citabria and Decathlon originated from Champion Aircraft Corporation.
|Model name||First flight||Number built||Type|
|American Champion 7EC Champ||1944||2 seat general aviation aircraft|
|American Champion 7ECA/7GC Citabria||1964||2 seat general aviation aircraft|
|American Champion 8GCBC Scout||1974||500||2 seat general aviation aircraft|
|American Champion 8KCAB Decathlon||1970||1,000||2 seat general aviation aircraft|
American champion: state of the art classics: the champion line traces its roots to 1940s rag-and-tube construction and although they're still made that way, although the tools and methods have changed.(FACTORY VISIT)(Country overview)
Nov 01, 2011; For as bad as the aviation boom-bust cycle is for companies that make airplanes, it's just as bad for the people who buy them....
Citabria/Decathlon: a practical taildragger that's everyman's aerobatic option. Better yet, it's still in production and well supported by American Champion.(USED AIRCRAFT GUIDE)(Product/service evaluation)
Sep 01, 2007; [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] A significant fraction of the aviation community is made up of pilots who are less interested in getting...
Uspto Issues Trademark: Aca American Champion Aircraft Corporation "Dedicated to Preserving a Classic" Made in the USA
Apr 12, 2013; ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 12 -- The trademark ACA AMERICAN CHAMPION AIRCRAFT CORPORATION "DEDICATED TO PRESERVING A CLASSIC" MADE IN...