Used Aircraft Guide


American Champion Citabria/Decathlon

Inexpensive, simple and robust, the Citabria is a great way to enter the world of aerobatics

[IMGCAP(1)] For many of us, flying means getting from Point A to Point B as quickly as possible without breaking the bank. Thoughts of the owner’s next airplane typically involve such things as bigger engines, retractable gear, turbocharging and the like.

But there’s a whole different flying experience, one where it’s enough just to get aloft and enjoy a fine day, perhaps throwing in a few lazy loops and rolls along the way – true recreational flying. The explosion of the homebuilt and ultralight industry in recent years is testament to the demand for simple, inexpensive airplanes suited to this relaxed mode of flight. But for those who don’t fancy experimentals, choices are few and far...

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