DA40 Series
Four seat versatility

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.



5.1 gal/h      


154 kts 


16,400 ft 


940 nm 


4 seats 

useful load

904 lbs 


Designed for pilot's satisfaction
Choose from nine different standard exterior styling options and a variation of premium interior materials.
Sleek all composite airframe
The composite airframe incorporates advanced aerodynamics with the latest in passive safety technology for high performance, great efficiency and superior occupant protection.
Jet fuel or AVGAS power and top-notch avionics
Make your favorite engine choice - Austro Engine or Lycoming and enjoy airliner like flight handling.
Your safety first!
The DA40's industry-leading safety record is the result of Diamond's commitment to protecting occupants with a vast array of both active and passive safety features.

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.

Technical Specifications

  DA40 NG DA40 XLT
 EngineAustro 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 gradesJet 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 

19.5 l/h



5.1 US gal/h



31 lt/h



8.2 US gal/h


 Max. operating altitude5,000 m 16,400 ft  5,000 m  16,400 ft
 Seats4 4  4  4
 Useful load410 kg 904 lbs 408 kg  900 lbs 
 Fuel capacity total main tank auxiliary tank147 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

Exclusive Sales Territory for New Diamond Aircraft


New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, The Bahamas, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information on new Diamond aircraft, check the Diamond Line-up section or contact us directly.

Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (KFXE)

5544 NW 23rd Avenue, Hangar 15
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
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Fort Worth Meacham Airport (KFTW)

3804 Falcon Way West Hangar 18S
Fort Worth, Texas 76106
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Norwood Memorial Airport (KOWD)

125 Access Rd.
Norwood, Mass. 02062
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