American Champion 8KCAB Super Decathlon

Aircraft description

REDUCED - MUST SELL!
WAS$ 189,900 + GST
NOW$169,900 + GST

With outstanding aerobatic & takeoff performance, comfortable cabin dimensions, docile handling at low speeds and infamous 'ramp presence / good looks', it's difficult to find a more fun, high wing trainer / tourer than the Super Decathlon 8KCA.

This rare aircraft has been well-maintained and hangared, featuring very low engine and propeller times for years of low-cost, low-maintenance flying. This is the perfect private medium-range touring machine, local aerobat or advanced line aircraft for aerobatic training and private hire.

Basic info
Aircraft type
Single Pistons (GA)
Make / Manufacturer
American Champion
Model
8KCAB Super Decathlon
Year
2000
Registration
VH-FKM
Registration status
Registered for sale
Total airframe hours
3190 HRS
Airframe serial No.
851-99
Location country
Australia
Location state
VIC
Engine hours
384 HRS
Engine / Propeller / Rotors
Engine type
Single engine

Primary (engine / propeller 1)

Engine manufacturer / Model(s)
Textron Lycoming AEIO-360-H1B
Engine serial number(s)
L28568-51A
Last known cylinder compressions
78, 78, 77, 77
Propeller / rotor manufacturer
Hartzell HC-2CYR-4CF
Propeller / rotor serial
AU15405B
Propeller / rotor hours
228 HRS
Avionics / equipment

Standard Super Decathlon instrumentation, Bendix King KY97A TSO VHF Comm, Bendix King KLX135A GPS / VHF Comm 2, Bendix King KT76A Mode C transponder, G-meter, 12V USB.

Exterior / Interior Condition
Interior condition (Seller assessment /10)
8
Exterior condition (Seller assessment / 10)
8
Additional information
Annual due date
03/06/2023
Reason for sale
Change in circumstances
Location airport / place
YTYA (Tyabb)
Unserviceable items / work needing completion
NIL
Accident history / details
2015 light prop strike / full bulk strip
Storage history
Hangared all life
Extras included in the sale (use an example )
e.g towbar, aircraft cover
Tow bar, battery charger
Specifications & performance
Cruise speed (kts)
Sea Level @ 75% power
115kts
Stall speed landing (kts)
50
Maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) (kg)
816kg
Empty weight (kg)
613.4kg
G limits
+6 / -5
Fuel capacity
148 ltrs
No. of fuel tanks
2
Aircraft logbooks available & complete?
Available & complete

Seller information

Contact Name:

Nicholas Christie

Seller Type:

Aircraft Broker

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