1978 American Champion Citabria Explorer Project

Single Engine Propeller


1978 American Champion Citabria Explorer Project
Aircraft TypeSingle Engine Propeller
MakeAmerican Champion
ModelCitabria Explorer Project
ConditionUsed Aircraft
Sale TypeFor Sale
CurrencyAU $
Price $30,000
LocationNew South Wales, Australia
Registration NoVH-WHN
Serial Number1013-78
Year Built1978
Total Time Airframe4400

7GCBC Citabria project

For sale Citabria project, VH-WHN

Complete aircraft disassembled for restoration.

Fuselage - stripped and inspected, Fuselage frame good condition will need to be repainted before covering, wooden stringers and frames need repair or replacement.

Tail surfaces - striped of covering. Stabs good condition, Elevators and rudder require weld repairs or replacement.

Wings- stripped of covering and inspected, Wooden Spar version, spars have some damage requiring either repair or replacement, several cracked ribs require repair.

Misc metal parts have been paint stripped, cleaned, inspected and epoxy etch primed ready for paint

Engine – Lycoming O-320, TSO 820 hours approx. Partially stripped for bulk strip due oil leaks, low compression and corrosion on cam/ lifters. Wrapped and inhibited. May consider engine sale separately.

Includes Instruments but NO Avionics.

Project includes the following new parts

Complete Airtech fabric covering kit – including all coatings with white and dark blue finish coats, Fabric pre sewn fuselage bag.

New engine cowls

New Electrical panel

Near new main wheels and brakes (fitted to Aircraft approx. 12 months ago)

New misc inspection covers and gap seals

New headliner, gap seals and other sundry items

All new parts are boxed for pickup.

The above new parts alone cost over $30K to purchase.

View by arrangement at YWVA

*PLEASE NOTE: Aircraft specifications are subject to verification by the purchaser. It is up to you as the purchaser to conduct your due diligence. Unless given to you in writing by the seller, no warranties are implied or given. Aircraft or parts may be withdrawn from sale at any time. If the price does not contain the notation that it is the total price, the price may or may not include costs such as Stamp Duty, Transfer fees, GST and other State or Federal charges. Please confirm price, fees, charges and features with the seller of the Aircraft or Part.

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Seller Information

Contact Name:Matthew R
Seller Type:Private
Location:New South Wales, Australia
Mobile:0401 719 557
Listing ID:10406
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