My Vintage 1957 Champion Tri-Traveler (Aeronca 7FC Tri-Champ)
Has Found a New Home in Winfield, KS (February 2016)
These were the airplane features at the time of sale
Good Condition - Hangared
Model 7FC 115
McCauley 73” metal prop
Complete restoration of wings with all new wood spars and Polyfiber recover 2011
All new Cleveland disk brakes and wheels (#40-28 and #30-19) installed 2012
STC # SA34CH
The easy and fun plane to fly low and slow at less than 6 gal per hour
With FAA STC for auto gas
Garmin Aera 500 touch screen
King KT 78 Transponder with ACK A-30 Altitude encoder
ACK Tech Mode E-1 ELT Series 029630 system
Sigtronics EGT 101
Total aircraft time: 5743.57
Current annual – well maintained
Former owner in photo above in 2006 was Chuck Speed
Proud new owner in photo above is Bill Bloedel on February 6, 2016. He flew
the airplane from Amarillo, TX to Winfield, KS (18KS) in 3 hours non-stop.
I am very pleased that this airplane is in the hands of a long time pilot who loves Tri-Champs as much as I do.
I had many years of flying enjoyment in it.
Previously Located at Tradewind Airport (TDW)
e-mail: Chuck Speed at mailto:email@example.com
Click Here to see photos
Click Here for performance specifications
Click Here for a great old 1958 Flying magazine article on the Tri-Traveler
Tri-Traveler (N9021B) flight videos may be viewed by clicking on these links:
Flight Using GoPro HD Camera on Wing
Flight Using GoPro HD Camera on Tail
Flight over Amarillo, TX and Lake Tanglewood
Other related videos can be seen on my YouTube page.