Comp Air 6
Comp Air 6
1998-built Comp Air 6 at the Experimental Aircraft Association Convention at Oshkosh Wisconsin in 2010
Role Kit aircraft
National origin United States
Manufacturer Comp Air

The Comp Air 6 is a light civil utility aircraft manufactured in the United States.

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Design and development

The Comp Air 6 is a stretched and widened development of the four-seat Aerocomp CompMonster which had first flown on 3 April 1995.

The Comp Air 6 has a fore-and-aft fuselage splice to widen and lengthen the cabin from the original design. It is usually supplied in kit form. The design is configured as a conventional high-wing monoplane and may be built with either tricycle or tailwheel undercarriage and may alternately be equipped with floats as the CA6SF, amphibious as the CA6AF, or with skis.[1]

Specifications (Comp Air 6, 220 hp Franklin engine)

Data from Jane's All The World's Aircraft 2003–2004.[2]

General characteristics

  • Crew: one pilot
  • Capacity: 3 adults and two childen
  • Length: 24 ft 6 in (7.47 m)
  • Wingspan: 34 ft 6 in (10.52 m)
  • Height: 8 ft 0 in (2.44 m)
  • Wing area: 212.0 sq ft (19.70 m²)
  • Airfoil: modified Clark Y
  • Empty weight: 1,490lb (676 kg)
  • Max takeoff weight: 2,580 lb (1,293 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Franklin piston engines, 220 hp (164 kW)

Performance

References

  1. ^ Simpson
  2. ^ Jackson 2003, p. 501.
  • Jackson, Paul. Jane's All The World's Aircraft 2003–2004. Coulsdon, UK, 2003. ISBN 0 7106 2537 5.
  • Simpson, Rod, Airlife's World Aircraft, 2001, Airlife Publishing Ltd, ISBN 1-84037-115-3.

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