Champion 7 Serie und die Champion 8 Serie

General information about the Champion 7 series and the Champion 8 series

The company Champion Aircraft Corporation comes from the United States of America and was founded in 1954 by Robert Brown. The company is engaged in the manufacture of aircraft based in Wisconsin. The company started building the Champion 7 series, which it acquired. From 1950, the company focused on the production of light aircraft. From the end of 1970, the company was taken over by the Bellanca Aircraft Corporation. The Champion 7 Series includes a family of 13 models. The machine was developed from the Aeronca Model K Scout and is considered a travel and training aircraft. In 1954, the first aircraft of the series, the 7EC Traveler, was approved by the FAA. For the US Army specifically a connecting aircraft was designed, which carries the designation L-16. In total, more than 10,000 copies of the Champion 7 series were produced. In 1970, the Champion 8 series was approved. Part of this series is the machine named Decathlon. Even after the acquisition of the company, the production of this machine continued to be focused. It also belongs to the category training or sport aircraft.

Specifications for the Champion 7 Series and the Champion 8 Series 

The following data refers to the Champion 7 series. The machine provides space for a pilot and a passenger. It has a length of 6.65 meters and a height of 2.13 meters. The span is 10.73 meters and the wing area is 15.80 square meters. The machine is powered by a piston engine of the Continental A-65-8 series with 48 kilowatts of power. The Champion 7 has a speed of 161 kilometers per hour and a range of 741 kilometers. The maximal service ceiling touches at 3,780 meters. The aircraft has a empty weight of 325 kilograms and the maximum take-off mass is 533 kilograms.

Products and services for the Champion 7 Series and the Champion 8 Series

When purchasing an aircraft, it is understandable that wishes for individualization occur. We will gladly help you with this request and support you. You get the complete service range for the Champion 7 series and the Champion 8 series at Porta Air Service from a single source. In addition, we make every effort to ensure that EASA's current laws and regulations are adhered to. We are happy to service your machine or carry out repairs. We also respond to special requests, just contact us!

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