Comp Air 4. Specifications. A photo.
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Comp Air 4. Specifications. A photo.

Comp Air 4. Specifications. A photo.

Comp Air 4 - easy screw plane produced American aircraft company «CompAir Inc.» with 1995 years.

The first development of the Comp Air 4 aircraft began in the 1992 year, and the main reason for the design of this aircraft was the need to develop and promote aircraft belonging to general aviation, which in turn made it possible to create an aircraft that meets these requirements.

Photo Comp Air 4

It was supposed to issue plane Comp Air 4 in the already fully assembled and ready for operation, but, ultimately, guide aircraft company decided that the aircraft will be available as a kit for self-assembly, which is somewhat reduced the cost of flying apparatus on the market, but at the same time resulted in reducing risk of this model.

On board the plane Comp Air 4 can carry up to four people, what corresponds to the model designation - one pilot and three passengers, however, in addition to passenger traffic, the aircraft is designed also for the transportation of goods, in particular, do not exceed the requirements of flight performance and beyond the dimensions of the cockpit.

Cabin Comp Air 4

The standard powerplant of the Comp Air 4 model is a Lycoming O-360-A1A piston four-cylinder aircraft engine developing 180 hp power, which makes it possible to carry out air travel at distances up to 1222 kilometers (maximum flight range of the aircraft), at maximum flight speed to 239 km \ h Initially, American aircraft engineers assumed to install the Walter aircraft engine, however, due to low practical qualities and low reliability, it was decided to install a piston powerplant that meets modern requirements and is inexpensive in terms of maintenance.

If necessary, the chassis of the aircraft may be replaced with wheel on the float, which in turn makes it possible to operate the aircraft as seaplanes, which also found its use from private owners.

In 2000-ies on the basis of the plane Comp Air 4 was created a modified version that allows you to post on the board to 6 people, including also a member of the crew, but despite this fact, the aircraft did not become popular among customers, and 20-year period, according to the 1995 2015 years, was built only 36 aircraft of this model.

Specifications Comp Air 4.

  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 people (depending on version);
  • aircraft Length: 7,92 m (depending on version).
  • Wingspan: 11,46 m (depending on version).
  • Plane Height: 2,44 m (depending on version).
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 632 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 660 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1292 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 212 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 239 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1222 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 4880 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Lycoming O-360-A1A (depending on version);
  • Power: 180 hp (Depending on version).

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