The DA42-VI, our latest DA42 version, is easy to fly and burns fuel like a single, but with the added safety of a second engine. The impressive cross-country performance will please you! No wonder it’s the bestselling piston twin, by far.
Now more beautiful than ever: Choose from a variety of colours and designs or go for the customized personal look!
Advanced Twin Technology
Designed for pilot's satisfaction
The interior of the DA42-VI was designed with the pilot and passengers in mind. Enjoy ergonomically designed and climate-controlled seats with variable lordosis support and adjustable backrest. Various luxurious, hand-made upholstering options as well as great optional interior features such as built-in tablet mount provisions for the pilot and co-pilot await you. Style your DA42 the way you want it to be. Express yourself through your customized exterior design and choose almost any color or one of the exciting Diamond standard exterior designs.
Safety by design
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, in case the unexpected happens.
The DA42 offers the ultimate in handling, stability and control, ease of operation and structural, system and propulsion redundancies, all coupled with a high degree of crashworthiness.
Sleek all carbon airframe
The sleek all carbon composite airframe incorporates advanced aerodynamics with the latest in passive safety technology for high performance, great efficiency and superior occupant protection. The composite airframe is durable, easily maintained and will keep looking great for many years to come.
State-of-the-art glass cockpit & Jet fuel power
The DA42 is powered by the Austro Engine 168hp AE300 with a single power lever control. For more information about our sister company Austro Engine please click here.
The 3 blade MT hydraulic constant speed propellers feature advanced blade geometry for efficient performance, smoothness and low noise. Automatically controlled by each engine’s digital engine control - feathering is as simple as flipping a single switch.
The fully integrated Garmin G1000 NXi is complemented by a long list of avionics options - such as an integrated weather radar and Synthetic Vision - to perfectly suit your mission.
|Engine||2 × Austro Engine AE 300 turbocharged common-rail injected 2.0 liter diesel engine with 168 HP and EECU single lever control system|
|Fuel grades||Jet A-1, Jet A, TS-1 (Russia, Ukraine), RT (Russia, Ukraine), No. 3 Jet Fuel (China), JP-8|
|Max. speed (16,000 ft, MCP) 1,760 kg TOW||365 km/h TAS||197 kts TAS|
|Range at 60 % (12,000 ft, incl. auxiliary tank)||2,250 km||1,215 nm|
|Consumption at 60 % in total||39.4 l/h||10.4 US gal/h|
|Max. operating altitude||5,486 m||18,000 ft|
|Seats||up to 4||up to 4|
|Useful load||589 kg||1,299 lbs|
|Max. take off mass||1,999 kg||4,407 lbs|