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2005 American Champion 7ECA Aurora – N125CM // Light and Powerful

Auction Start: August 24, 2023
Auction End: August 30, 2023 12:00 am

7ECA Aurora Details


American Champion


7ECA Aurora



Auction Start Date:
August 24, 2023
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Location: Palo Alto, CA
Description: This American Champion Aircraft 7ECA is a classic aircraft that is sure to turn heads. It is in excellent condition and has been well-maintained. The aircraft is equipped with a powerful engine and a spacious cabin that can comfortably seat up to 2 passengers. The 7ECA is also a very capable aircraft, with a cruise speed of 115 mph and a range of 685 miles. This aircraft is perfect for a variety of uses, including personal transportation, flight training, or even light aerobatics. It is also a great choice for pilots who are looking for a fun and rewarding aircraft to fly. If you are looking for a classic and capable aircraft, then the American Champion Aircraft 7ECA is the perfect choice for you.
Airframe Details

• 2005 American Champion 7ECA Aurora, Certified Limited Acrobatic (+5g, -2g)

• Loaded with options including: all garmin panel, AeroLEDs wingtip lights, optional baggage door, large rear seat, vortex generators, surefly magneto, EGT & fuel flow monitoring system etc.

• High useful load (630lbs); Low fuel burn (4.9 to 6.7 gph based on Lycoming data at 55% to 75% Power)

• 630lb Useful Load, 1750 Gross Weight

• Fuel Capacity: 36 gal. (35 gal. Usable); Oil Capacity: 6 quarts

• Rate of Climb, Sea Level: 740 fpm

• Cruise Speed / Endurance with 45 Min Reserve @ 75% Power: 115 mph/ 4.5 hrs

• Maximum Range (55% Power): 685 miles

• 1330 TT SNEW

Engine Details
  • Lycoming O-235-K2C (1330 TT SNEW, 2400 Hour TBO)
Propeller Details
  • Sensenich Propeller, 72" Aluminum Fixed Pitch (72CKS8-0-52)
Avionics Details
  • Garmin GPS175 GPS Navigator
  • Garmin GTR225 Comm Radio
  • Garmin GTX330ES Transponder
  • JPI EGT-701 Temperature Indicating System, JPI FS-450 Fuel Flow Indicating System
Additional Features
  • AeroLed wingtip lights
  • Micro Vortex Generators Installed (STC #SA00795SE)
  • Surefly Magneto (STC Installed)
Baggage Access Door Left Open Window Quick Jettison Door White with red sunburst pattern. Light fading on red, shown in video
Front and Rear 5-point Hooker Harnesses Extra Large Rear Seat For Passenger Comfort Cabin Air Vents, Front and Rear Cabin Heater Bucket Foam Seats with Folding Backs
Auction Details
Contact Phone: 254-735-5030
Contact Email:
Registration Number: N125CM
Make: American Champion
Model: 7ECA Aurora
Required Deposit: 3,000
Buyers Premium: 6%
Start Date: August 24, 2023
End Date: August 30, 2023 12:00 am
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American Champion 7ECA Aurora: The Dynamic Two-Seater for Aviators

The American Champion 7ECA Aurora is a two-seat, fixed-wing, single-engine aircraft that brings excitement and versatility to the world of general aviation. Whether you’re a seasoned pilot or a beginner looking for a thrilling flying experience, the Aurora delivers exceptional performance and maneuverability. In this blog post, we will explore the history of American Champion and the Aurora line of aircraft, along with highlighting the features and specifications that make the 7ECA Aurora a standout choice.

History of American Champion and the Aurora Line: American Champion Aircraft Corporation has a renowned reputation for producing robust and reliable aircraft. Established in 1988, the company continued the legacy of the iconic Champion aircraft line, renowned for their exceptional utility and agility. The Aurora series, including the 7ECA model, represents a modern iteration of American Champion’s commitment to excellence.

The American Champion 7ECA Aurora is a classic aircraft that combines timeless design with outstanding performance. This particular 7ECA Aurora, with a tail number N125CM and a serial number 1392-2005, has a total time of 1,330 hours and has been meticulously maintained to ensure its excellent condition.

Equipped with a powerful Lycoming O-235-K2C engine, the 7ECA Aurora is capable of delivering an exhilarating flying experience. Its spacious cabin comfortably seats two passengers, making it an ideal choice for personal transportation, flight training, or even light aerobatics.

The 7ECA Aurora boasts impressive specifications. The airframe has a total time of 1,330 hours since new, reflecting its relatively low usage. The Lycoming O-235-K2C engine has 1,330 hours since new and a 2,400-hour time between overhaul (TBO). The aircraft is equipped with a Sensenich 72″ aluminum fixed-pitch propeller (model 72CKS8-0-52).

In terms of avionics, the 7ECA Aurora features a Garmin GPS175 GPS Navigator, Garmin GTR225 Comm Radio, Garmin GTX330ES Transponder, JPI EGT-701 Temperature Indicating System, and JPI FS-450 Fuel Flow Indicating System. Additional features include AeroLed wingtip lights, micro vortex generators for enhanced performance (STC #SA00795SE), and a Surefly magneto (STC installed).

The exterior of the Aurora includes a baggage access door, left open window, and quick jettison door for added convenience and functionality. Inside the cabin, you’ll find front and rear 5-point Hooker harnesses for safety, an extra-large rear seat for passenger comfort, cabin air vents, front and rear cabin heaters, and bucket foam seats with folding backs.

Affordable Dynamic 2 Seater

The American Champion 7ECA Aurora is a dynamic two-seater that exemplifies the spirit of general aviation. With its impressive specifications, including a high useful load, low fuel burn, and excellent rate of climb, this aircraft delivers both performance and reliability. Whether you’re soaring through the skies as an instrument-rated pilot or embarking on short final approaches, the Aurora is sure to provide a thrilling and rewarding flying experience. Don’t miss the opportunity to own and fly the American Champion 7ECA Aurora—a classic aircraft that combines tradition with modern excellence.

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