"I know it's been a long time since your post: But, if you look up the specs for the Commander 180, the performance improvement over the 100 is minimal, with higher gph fuel flows.
I have a feeling that the increased weight in the nose…"
"I'm looking at a Darter now. I don't understand the comments about it being underpowered. Look at the specs. It has shorter take-off run, better climb by several hundred FPM, etc, of such planes as the PA 28-140 and others. It's…"