American Champion Citabria Adventure – Operating Costs, Specifications, and Performance Data

Compare the fixed costs, variable cost, and performance of American Champion Citabria Adventure to over 500 jets, turboprops, helicopters and piston aircraft, with accurate data from Conklin & de Decker.

Summary

FULL AIRCRAFT NAME
American Champion Citabria Adventure
AIRCRAFT NAME
Citabria Adventure
AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURER
American Champion
MAX RANGE (30 MIN RESERVE)
364 nm
SPEED
122 kts
PASSENGERS
1 people
ACQUISITION COST
$160500
ENGINES
Lycoming Ly O-320-B2B 1
APU
Standard
WINGSPAN
33.5 ft
IFR CERTIFIED
No

Aircraft History

The Citabria is a light single-engine airplane, first produced in 1964.  It was designed for flight training, utility, and personal use. Its name spelled backwards is airbatic. When the Citabria was introduced, it was the only airplane produced in the U.S. that was certified for aerobatics. Citabrias were also popular as trainers and personal aircraft.
 
The Citabria is powered by a 150 hp Lycoming O-320-A2B engine.