The Citabria can certainly be called this generation's barnstormer. It's role in general aviation for the past three decades, as a sport aerobatic trainer and an economical utility vehicle, is unequalled by any other recent production aircraft.
The Citabria was introduced in the early 1960s by the Champion Aircraft Corp. as a sporty alternative for private pilots who wanted something different than an all-metal nosewheel airplane. It was a direct descendant of the venerable Aeronca Champ. By spelling "airbatic" backwards, they came up with the name Citabria. Sport fliers fell in love with the Citabria because, even though it had more horsepower and new aerobatic capability, it is still a sweet flying Champ at heart.
The Sig Citabria has been pleasing scale R/C pilots since its introduction in 1968. It's big, flat-bottomed wing makes it easy and gentle to fly. Loops, rolls, hammerheads, immelman turns, and spins are all part of its aerobatic routine. Now the kit has been brought up to modern Sig standards with its brand new photo-illustrated instruction booklet.
This scale model of the Citabria flies just as good as the original! It's big flat-bottomed wing makes it easy and gentle to fly. Loops, rolls, hammerheads, Immelman turns, and spins are all part of its aerobatic routine. The Citabria can bring you hours of enjoyable R/C flying.