|Role||Two-seat sport/training aircraft|
Design and development
In 1927 the Swiss company Flugzeugbau A. Comte designed and built a prototype two-seat cabin monoplane designated the AC-4 Gentleman. It was a braced high-wing monoplane with fixed tailwheel landing gear. It had staggered seats for two with an option for dual controls.
- Production version with a 115 hp (86 kW) Cirrus Hermes inline piston engine.
- Second production batch with 140 hp (104 kW) Armstrong Siddeley Genet Major or 110 hp (82 kW) Cirrus Hermes, five built.
- Crew: Two
- Length: 26 ft 5 in (8.05 m)
- Wingspan: 39 ft 9½ in (12.13 m)
- Height: 9 ft 6 in (2.90 m)
- Wing area: 215.29 ft2 (20 m2)
- Empty weight: 1,102 lb (500 kg)
- Gross weight: 1,764 lb (800 kg)
- Powerplant: 1 × Cirrus Hermes inline piston, 115 hp (86 kW)
- Maximum speed: 109 mph (175 km/h)
- Cruise speed: 87 mph (140 km/h)
- Range: 435 miles (700 km)
- Service ceiling: 13,125 ft (4000 m)
- Related development
- The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982–1985). Orbis Publishing.
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