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Christen Eagle II

On loan from Randolph Foxworthy

Christen Eagle II

Did You Know?

  • The Christen Eagle II is a homebuilt aircraft, based on the Pitts Special.
  • It was designed by Frank Christensen as an unlimited class aerobatic aircraft that could be used for competition, advanced aerobatic training, and sport cross-country flying.


Crew Two
Wingspan 19 ft. 11 in.
Length 18 ft. 6 in.
Height 6 ft. 6 in.
Weight 978 lbs. (empty); 1,478 lbs. (loaded)
Maximum Speed 189 mph
Range 325 miles
Service Ceiling 25,000 ft.
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