1969 Champion Citabria Let me introduce you to N39DB, a 1969 Champion 7GCBC Citabria. N39DB.

Condition: Used Model Year: 1969
Make: Champion Citabria

Let me introduce you to N39DB, a 1969 Champion 7GCBC Citabria. N39DB underwent a ground up restoration in 2014, and is now one of the prettiest Citabrias you’ll ever see. Just completed annual 4/2018. The aircraft has been hangared since restoration. Currently at KARB in Ann Arbor Michigan.
Big notes:
• METAL SPARS! ! (No more pesky spar AD)
1969 Champion 7GCBC Citabria
Serial # 153
Airframe: 4713 TT
Engine: 823 SMOH 123 STOH - Lycoming O-320 A2B
Overhaul 08/1994, Top overhaul by Gibson Aviation 04/2014
High Performance Sky-Tec Starter
Current Compressions: 77, 78, 75, 76
Max Gross Takeoff Weight: 1650lbs
Empty Weight: 1151lbs
Useful Load: 499lbs
Usable Fuel: 35gal
CG: 13.64”
All ADs in compliance.
• Sigtronics SAS-440 Intercom
• RT-359a Mode-C Transponder
• Analog Clock
• Airspeed Indicator
• Sensitive Altimeter
• Turn and Slip Indicator
• Attitude Indicator
• Vacuum Gauge
• Ammeter
• Tachometer
• Directional Gyro
• Oil Pressure Gauge
• Oil Temp Gauge
Restoration Notes:
• Airframe disassembled
• Stripped all fabric and interior
• Stripped fuselage tubing and inspected
• Installed new floor boards
• Replaced wood greenhouse window frame
• Refinished all wood formers
• Replaced all fuselage fuel lines
• Installed new boot cowl and firewall
• Replaced all wire to control panel
• Recovered fuselage, wings, and all control surfaces with Ceconite 102
o Fabric finished in Nitrate/Butyrate dope
o Finished Colors: Juneau White, Tennessee Red, and Polar Gray
• Installed new Airtex Products headliner and firewall cover
• Installed new brake hose assemblies
• Replaced up elevator cable
• Replaced elevator and rudder guide pulleys
• Replaced all hardware in elevator and rudder systems
• Replaced MLG landing gear U-Bolts with blocks and pins
• Installed new MLG thru bolts
• Installed new wing tanks and low point drain valves
• Removed heel brakes and installed toe brakes
• Installed Millman aluminum spars and D-cell leading edges
• Installed hooker harnesses
Annual completed April 2018.
Exterior: 9/10
Interior: 9/10
This is an absolutely beautiful airplane. You have to see it in person to fully appreciate. Fly it home and enjoy today 748
Located in Dexter, Michigan, United States.
Current date: 2018-10-01