12/31/2011. Remarks by Doug Duncan
: "Considered the competitor to the Piper J-3 Cub, the tandem seating configuration is where the similarity ends. The Champion is soloed from the front seat instead of the rear seat, which offers the pilot much better visibility (especially with all that glass), and has a more powerful engine and higher cruising speed, giving the Champion 85 mph (137 kmh) over the Cub's 60 mph (97 kmh). As if this wasn't enough, the Champion also has moderate aerobatic capabilities."