Restored 1947 L-16A With Original Military Data Plate Offered For Sale

A restored 1947 L-16A (Aeronca Champ) has hit the market. The listing states (in part):

O-200 100HP, Wagner STC 1350lb MTOW (NOT LSA) 1994 Restoration with no expense spared! 91 Hours Since Complete restoration. Overhauled carb in 2016, Rebuilt OLEO Struts at 2018 Annual, September 2019 Annual needed nothing but an oil drain plug! Overhauled Carb in 2016, Rebuit OLEO Struts at 2018 Annual. Family owned since 1994. Still has original military data plate! Electric System (No hand propping) 12V plug in it to keep your electrics charged! Have copies of the logs when it was in the military and even a copy of the transfer sheet from Aeronca to the military! Times will change as it’s still flown. Hangered since restoration.

The aircraft is located in Hollister, Missouri and is currently available for US$40,000, although bids are also being accepted. Click here to check out the complete listing.