Bellanca / Champion Citabria

Sport Aircraft

Bellanca 7KCAB Citabria, N2143C © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Champion / Bellanca Citabria is a single-engine two-seat light sport aircraft with aerobatic capability produced by the US-American manufacturer Champion Aircraft Corporation, later Bellanca Aircraft Company and American Champion Aircraft Corporation.
The Citabria design based on the Aeronca 7AC Champion.
Crew1
Passengers1
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming O-320-A2B
Engine Power112 kW150 hp
Speed261 km/h141 kts
  162 mph
Service Ceiling3.658 m12.000 ft
Range1.154 km623 NM
717 mi.
Empty Weight504 kg1.110 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight748 kg1.650 lbs
Wing Span10,20 m33 ft 6 in
Wing Area15,3 m165 ft
Length6,90 m22 ft 8 in
Height2,40 m7 ft 10 in
First Flight1964
Production Statusout of production
Total Production>5000
ICAO CodeCH7A CH7B
Data for (Version)Bellanca 7GCAA Citabria
Variants7ECA, 7GCAA, 7GCBC, 7KCAB

[Photo-ID: 13339] Karsten Palt 2016-09-10
Bellanca 7ECA Citabria, , HB-UAW, c/n 238, Karsten Palt, 2016Bellanca
7ECA Citabria
Reg.: HB-UAW
c/n: 238
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2016 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7377] Karsten Palt 2013-09-07
Bellanca 7GCBC Citabria, , D-EGPH, c/n 798-75, Karsten Palt, 2013Bellanca
7GCBC Citabria
Reg.: D-EGPH
c/n: 798-75
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 13340] Karsten Palt 2016-09-10
Bellanca 7GCBC Citabria, , D-EGPH, c/n 798-75, Karsten Palt, 2016Bellanca
7GCBC Citabria
Reg.: D-EGPH
c/n: 798-75
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2016 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 533] Karsten Palt 2007-09-08
Bellanca 7GCBC Citabria Explorer, , D-EGCH, c/n 733-74, Karsten Palt, 2007Bellanca
7GCBC Citabria Explorer
Reg.: D-EGCH
c/n: 733-74
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2007 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 596] Karsten Palt 2007-09-08
Bellanca Citabria 7GCB, , HB-UAL, c/n 40, Karsten Palt, 2007Bellanca
Citabria 7GCB
Reg.: HB-UAL
c/n: 40
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2007 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7641] Karsten Palt 2013-08-16
Bellanca T-7 GCBC Citabria 150S, Turkish Army, 10104, c/n 1079-79, Karsten Palt, 2013Bellanca
T-7 GCBC Citabria 150S
Turkish Army
Reg.: 10104
c/n: 1079-79
 
Turkish Air Force Museum [Yesilkoy, Istanbul]