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Diamond DA40 Star

Light-class Trainer / Utility Aircraft

The Diamond DA40 series of lightweight aircraft has seen adoption by various military services of the world including Austria, Singapore, and the United States.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 4/29/2019
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Year: 1997
Status: Active, In-Service
Manufacturer(s): Diamond Aircraft Industries - Austria / China
Production: 60
Crew: 1
Length: 26.57 ft (8.1 m)
Width: 39.04 ft (11.9 m)
Height: 6.50 ft (1.98 m)
Weight (Empty): 1,764 lb (800 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 2,646 lb (1,200 kg)
Power: 1 x Lycoming IO-360-M1A air-cooled, 4-cylinder piston engine developing 180 horsepower.
Speed: 174 mph (280 kph; 151 kts)
Ceiling: 16,404 feet (5,000 m; 3.11 miles)
Range: 833 miles (1,340 km; 724 nm)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,120 ft/min (341 m/min)
Operators: Austria; Bolivia; Canada; Ecuador; Jamaica; Singapore; United States

Program Updates

October 2018 - A modified hybrid-electric DA40 was flown for the first time on October 31st, 2018 out of Wiener Neustadt in Austria.



Variants / Models

• DA40 - Base Series Designation; initial production model with Textron Lycoming IO-360 M1A engine of 180 horsepower.
• DA40D
• DA40F
• DA40NG
• T-52A
• DA40 "Tundra Star"
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