Bellanca / Champion Decathlon

Sport Aircraft

Bellanca Decathlon 8KCAB, PH-KYK © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The American Champion / Bellanca Decathlon & Super Decathlon is a single-engine two-seat light sport and aerobatic trainer aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Champion Aircraft Corporation, later Bellanca Aircraft Company, today American Champion Aircraft Corporation.
The Decathlon is a development of the Champion / Bellanca Citabria.
Crew1
Passengers1
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming AEIO-360-H1B
Engine Power134 kW180 hp
Speed254 km/h137 kts
  158 mph
Service Ceiling4.877 m16.000 ft
Range1.006 km543 NM
625 mi.
Empty Weight596 kg1.314 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight816 kg1.800 lbs
Wing Span9,75 m31 ft 12 in
Wing Area15,7 m169 ft
Length6,98 m22 ft 11 in
Height2,36 m7 ft 9 in
First Flight1970
Production Statusin production
Total Production>550
ICAO CodeBL8
Data for (Version)Bellanca Super Decathlon
VariantsChampion 8KCAB Decathlon, Bellanca Decathlon, Decathlon CS, Super Decathlon

[Photo-ID: 3944] Karsten Palt 2010-08-22
Bellanca / American Champion 8KCAB-180 Super Decathlon, , D-EXWP, c/n 930-2003, Karsten Palt, 2010Bellanca / American Champion
8KCAB-180 Super Decathlon
Reg.: D-EXWP
c/n: 930-2003
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2010 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]