Rockwell Aero Commander 100 / Darter & Lark Commander

Touring Aircraft

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The Aero Commander 100 is a single-engine three- or four-seat light touring aircraft developed by the US-American manufacturer Volaircraft Inc and produced by the Aero Commander Division of the Rockwell-Standard Corp., later North American Rockwell.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming O-320-A1A
Engine Power112 kW150 hp
max. Cruise Speed217 km/h117 kts
  135 mph
max. Speed (vne)274 km/h148 kts
  170 mph
Service Ceiling2.972 m9.750 ft
Rate of climb239 m/min785 ft/min
Range820 km443 NM
510 mi.
Empty Weight580 kg1.279 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.020 kg2.249 lbs
Wing Span10,67 m35 ft 0 in
Wing Area16,8 m181 ft
Length6,86 m22 ft 6 in
Height2,84 m9 ft 4 in
First Flight1960
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1964-1969
Total Production570
Data for (Version)Rockwell Darter Commander
VariantsVolaire Model 10 / Volaire 1035 / Aero Commander Model 100A, Volaire Model 10A / Volair 1050 / Aero Commander Model 100 / Darter Commander, Aero Commander Model 100-180 Lark Comman