Decathlon and Citabria:

A worthy choice for stepping into the world of aerobatics, but expect to pay a price premium for late-model birds.

Get a taste of aerobatics and eventually you might have the burning desire to add an aerobat to your own hangar. Like everything else in the process of airplane step-ups and skill building, a Decathlon or Citabria is likely a much better choice than an Extra. Many call these airplanes perfect for “gentleman’s aerobatics,” where […]
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Editor in Chief Larry Anglisano has been a staple at Aviation Consumer since 1995. An active land, sea and glider pilot, Larry has over 30 years’ experience as an avionics repairman and flight test pilot. He’s the editorial director overseeing sister publications Aviation Safety magazine, IFR magazine and is a regular contributor to KITPLANES magazine with his Avionics Bootcamp column.