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Champ on the lawn in front of the flagpole at PTAM

Champ in the air

Museum's Champ known as “The Rose”
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1946 Aeronca 7AC “Champ”

A trainer through and through, everyone who has ever flown the Champ has loved it. Easy to fly, reluctant to stall, hard to spin, and a wonderful short field airplane.

The museum has two champs, both restored with 85 hp Continental engines.


Specifications

Engine – 85 hp

Gross Weight – 1220 lbs

Cruise Speed – 100 mph

Stall Speed – 39 mph

Interesting Facts – Over 8000 Champs were built through 1950

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Champ on the lawn in front of the flagpole at PTAM

Champ in the air

Museum's Champ known as “The Rose”