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

Continental C90-12F

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



The easy and fun plane to fly low and slow at less than 6 gal per hour

With FAA STC for auto gas


Becker VHF Transceiver AR 4201

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

TSMOH: 1160.37

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)

Amarillo, TX


e-mail: Chuck Speed at


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 Around Texas Panhandle


Flight Using GoPro HD Camera on Wing


Flight Using GoPro HD Camera on Tail


Flight over Palo Duro Canyon


Flight over Amarillo, TX and Lake Tanglewood




Other related videos can be seen on my YouTube page.