April 2014 Issue

Xtreme Decathlon: Formidable Yet Refined

Hanging 210 HP on the Decathlon and increasing the roll rate by 30 percent cranked up performance without hurting its superb manners on the ground.

Sometimes you just want to throttle the marketing types. Hanging the purposely edgy “Xtreme” name on the new Decathlon brings to mind a machine with handling that you’re lucky to survive and of no practical use outside of aerobatics.

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