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"Do you have any specs for the Comp Air 6 with tapered wing and 300 hp options. Indicated top and cruise airspeeds plus useful payload?"
With a 300 hp engine (i.e. turbocharged TSIO-540 or similar), a widebody Comp Air 6 with the optional tapered wings, and conventional landing gear, will be able to cruise comfortably at speeds between 165 and 195 mph TAS. Top speed is about 190 mph IAS (Vne: 257). Empty weights vary widely depending on how much stuff a builder packs into the airplane (upholstery, paint, instruments/avionics, etc.) Most builders are able to build a comfortably detailed airplane, equipped with a 300 hp Lycoming, that weighs no more than 2250 lbs. With the optional 3600 lb. gross weight reinforcements (high gross lift struts, etc.), that provides about a 1300 lb useful load. Fuel capacity is 60 gallons standard (up to 120 gallons optional). Payload would depend on how much fuel you wanted to carry.
Model: Comp Air 6 Widebody
Landing Gear: Tricycle or Tailwheel
Recommended Horsepower: 220 to 300
Never Exceed (Vne): 257 mph (IAS)
Cruise Speed* (mph): 165 to 195 TAS
Stall Speed (mph IAS): 45 - 55 mph IAS
Takeoff Roll* (feet): 400 to 600
Climb Rate* (fpm): 600 to 1200
Gross Weight (lbs.): 2850 (3200 or 3600 High Gross reinforcements available)
Empty Weight (lbs.): 1500 to 2250
Useful Load (lbs.): ~1300
Fuel Capacity (gallons): 60 standard (up to 120 optional)
Cabin Width (inches): 42" (46" or 47.5" widebody options available)
Height (feet): 8'
Length (feet): 24'
Wingspan (feet): 35'
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