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Diamond Aircraft DART-450 World Premiere at Farnborough Airshow 2016

Just two months after its maiden flight, Diamond Aircraft’s all-new single turboprop DART-450 made its public debut at the Farnborough Airshow 2016.

The DART, first announced at the Farnborough Airshow 2014, is an all-carbon fiber tandem, 2-seat aerobatic civilian trainer featuring a sidestick control system.

The +7/-4g aerobatic airplane has a maximum take-off power of 495 HP and a range of 1,500 nm. It is equipped with the Ivchenko-Progress / Motor Sich AI-450S turboprop engine, a 5-blade MT propeller, and a GARMIN avionic system. Maximum endurance of the DART is 8 hours plus reserve.