Christen’s first product, and the only one popularly associated with the Christen name, is the Eagle aerobatic biplane. This was a 1- or 2-place unlimited aerobatic biplane, first flown in 1977, intended to compete with and improve on the venerable Pitts Special. The Eagle had some success among homebuilders in the 1980s, benefiting greatly from the publicity generated when a popular 3-man aerobatic team called the Red Devils switched from their red Pitts to Christen Eagles and renamed themselves the
Eagle II N6LA
This Eagle is displayed at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum.