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Aeronca Chief is a two-seat fixed conventional gear general
aviation airplane which entered production in the United States
in 1945. Designed for flight training and personal use, the
Chief was produced in the United States between 1946 and 1950.
The Chief was known as a basic gentle flyer with good manners,
intended as a step up from the 7AC Champion which was designed
for flight training. Like many classic airplanes, it has a
significant adverse yaw, powerful rudder and sensitive elevator
controls. It had a well appointed cabin, with flocked taupe
sidewalls and a zebra wood grain instrument panel. There was
never a flight manual produced for the 11AC or 7AC series
airplanes, as a simple placard system was deemed enough to
keep a pilot out of trouble.