Less well known than the J-3 Cub, but cheaper and some might say better, the Aeronca Champ makes a great budget buy.
Featured in FLYER January 2013.
Crisp autumn day, grass airfield and a Champ. Lovely
I love glass cockpits, but sometimes there's just no need…
Champ is usually flown solo from the front seat, so no weaving or taxiing into other aircraft
Nice and simple
Armstrong starter not original equipment
If you want an illustration of adverse yaw, try to turn the Champ wth your feet on the floor
Bugger, the flight's over
It seems the post manufacturing test flight went well back in 1946