N1143E - American Champion Citabria 7ECA - $179/wet

Western Air Flight Academy - KBJC

N1143E is available for tailwheel endorsement training, spin training, and just fun flying!

The Bellanca Citabria 7ECA is powered by a 160 HP Lycoming 0-320-B2B engine and has carefully restored into an amazing aircraft for your tail wheel flying needs. The aircraft was disassembled and restored in OCT 2008. Recovered and repainted using the Stits Poly-Fiber process with Aerothane. The wings were replaced by factory-new American Champion metal wings and heavy-duty struts were installed. In addition, the custom embroidered gray leather interior with matching sidewalls and headliner make for a comfortable interior. This is a fantastic plane for getting your tail wheel endorsements or doing some spin training.

Airplane Specifications

  • King KX-155 Nav/Com
  • Stratus S2
  • SPA-400
  • USB ports
Horsepower 160
Year 1979
Rate $179/wet
Max. Takeoff Weight 1,750 lbs
Fuel Capacity 35 gal
Useful Load 506 lbs
Cruise Speed 104
Full Fuel Payload 296 lbs


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