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Citabria 7GCBC : VH-OVJ


Maude is our beautiful star-spangled American Champion arrived from the good old U. S of A. She is built for the thrill and excitement of aerobatic flying and does not disappoint..... everyone knows Citabria is airbatic spelt backwards!

Approved Aerobatic Maneuvers

Citabria's have an aerobatic limit of +5g's and -2g's which basically means a whole lot of fun for those lucky enough to fly in one. They are approved for the following aerobatic maneuvers:

  • Chandell, Lazy Eights
  • Barrel Roll
  • Immelmann
  • Loops
  • Split S
  • Snap Rolls
  • Vertical Reverse
  • Cuban Eight
  • Spins


Some Home Pics of our Lovely Lady



  • Year of Manufacture: 1995
  • Engine: Lycoming O-320. 160hp @2700rpm
  • Weight: Empty 567 kg, Max Takeoff 816 kg
  • Wing Span: 34.5ft.
  • Length: 22.1ft.
  • Height: 7.7ft.
  • Maximum Speed Vne: 140 KIAS
  • Propeller: Sensenich 73 in
  • Range: 3.1 hrs @ 75% power and 111 KIAS


Not only is Maude fully aerobatic but she is also a dream trainer for that much sort after tail-dragger endorsement. Stable, forgiving and with high forward visibility she is just perfect for coming to grips with a conventional under-carriage. Citabria's are also good bush planes with better than average STOL capabilities. Dreams of flying over the Bungle Bungles are high on the wish list of her owner!


It is Maude's ability to twist and spin through the air however, that other people delight in. Why not give it a try!


To see what flights are available in "Maude", visit our Joy Flights page or Contact Us to see how we can customise a flight to meet your needs.