Aeronca Champion 85 1/18 Scale Model Kit. Wingspan: 24" Includes laser-cut balsa parts, propeller, tissue, full-scale diagrams, step-by step directions, landing gear wire and wheels, decal sheets, gas engine firewall, rubber motor and directions for conversion to electric or .020 gas power. Kit is made in USA. Ages 12 & up. Flying the Aeronca Champ has been a first step to a pilot's license for a generation of pilots. First introduced in 1945 and available for purchase for $2095 the Champ quickly became a favorite of recreational pilots and anyone needing a safe, economic light utility aircraft. Over 10,000 were produced before production ceased in 1951.