Whether you are a new aviator looking for the perfect first airplane or an experienced IFR pilot with discerning tastes, the DA40, available either with a jet fuel or an AVGAS engine, is the smart choice. The durable composite airframe, ultra-low fuel burn and superb handling make the DA40 a great airplane for travel, leaseback, and training alike.
Designed for pilot's satisfaction
The DA40 NG comes standard with a choice of stylish and hard-wearing interior materials.
For luxurious comfort and style, available features include premium leather interiors in several designs and colors, adjustable pilot seatbacks and lumbar support, electrically adjustable rudder pedals, electric air conditioning, and much more.
Unmatched safety record
Diamond’s industry-leading safety record is the result of our commitment to protecting you and your passengers with a long list of active and passive safety features.
Active safety features help to avoid accidents in the first place, the first and most important line of defense. Passive safety features are designed to minimize the probability and degree of injury, just in case the unexpected happens.
The DA40 offers the ultimate in handling, stability and control, ease of operation plus structural and system redundancies, all coupled with a high degree of crashworthiness.
State-of-the-art glass cockpit and engine choices
The DA40 fully integrated G1000 NXi flight deck, incorporating the latest features with optional ultra-precise GFC700 Automatic Flight Control System, offers superior situational awareness, convenience and safety. Available equipment provides Traffic Advisories, Synthetic Vision Technology, Satellite WX and Entertainment, and more.
For your DA40 you can choose between the 168 hp turbocharged AE300 jet fuel engine (For more information our sister company Austro Engines please click here) or a Lycoming IO360M1A AVGAS engine (DA40 XLT version).
The 3 blade MT hydraulic constant speed propeller features advanced blade geometry for efficient performance, low vibration and noise. It is automatically controlled by the engine’s digital engine control through a conventional hydraulic governor.
Four seat back country versatility
The DA40 TUNDRA blends rugged backcountry versatility with excellent cross-country speed and lots of room for people and gear. The freedom of backcountry flying is one of the most rewarding and pleasurable flying pursuits. The spacious 4-seater cabin with folding rear seat backs, large forward opening canopy and huge rear door, offers the optimum in loading flexibility. Fly fishing rods, guns, tents, skis, snowshoes, even mountain bikes, and plenty more gear all fit the DA40.
All round practical and versatile multi-use four seat airplane
The DA40 XLT boasts a durable and aerodynamically efficient composite airframe and is powered by the bulletproof IO360 Lycoming engine. With a modern all-composite airframe, proven Lycoming IO360 piston engine and the industry leading Garmin G1000NXi, the DA40 XLT combines a blend of modern airframe and avionics with the venerable Lycoming IO360 - arguably the most reliable AVGAS engine of all time.
|DA40 NG||DA40 XLT|
|Engine||Austro Engine AE 300 turbocharged common-rail injected 2.0 liter diesel engine with 168 hp and EECU single lever control system||180 hp Lycoming IO360M1A AVGAS Piston Engine|
|Fuel grades||Jet A-1, Jet A, TS-1 (Russia, Ukraine), RT (Russia, Ukraine),|
No. 3 Jet Fuel (China), JP-8
|DA40 NG||DA40 XLT|
|Max. speed (14,000 ft, MCP)||285 km/h TAS||154 kts TAS||263 km/h TAS||142 kts TAS|
|Range at 60 % (incl. auxiliary tank)||1,741 km||940 nm||-||-|
|Range at 45 % (incl. auxiliary tank)||-||-||1,537km||830 nm|
|Fuel consumption|| |
5.1 US gal/h
8.2 US gal/h
|Max. operating altitude||5,000 m||16,400 ft||5,000 m||16,400 ft|
|Useful load||410 kg||904 lbs||408 kg||900 lbs|
|Fuel capacity total main tank auxiliary tank||147 l / 118 kg|
106 l / 84 kg
41 l / 33 kg
|39 US gal / 261 lbs|
28 US gal / 188 lbs
11 US gal / 74 lbs
|189 l / 136 kg|
|50 US gal / 301 lbs|