Aeronca 7EC Champion
In 1948 Aeronca produced more powerful versions of the
Champion, with model numbers
7CCM, 7DC, 7DCM and culminating in the definitive model, 7EC in 1950.
Seen above at
Van Nuys Municipal Airport in 1959 is a nice 7EC, with the Ceconite wing
gleaming. Production of the Aeronca series was then taken
Aircraft Co, producing the 7FC Tri Traveller (a tricycle geared
Citabria. The 7B, C, D and E models can be distinguished
from the 7AC
by the dorsal
fairing on the fin.