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DA42 Twin Star Inbound!

Diamond's exciting new DA42 Twin Star has arrived at the London Ontario factory on its way to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, for its North American debut at EAA AirVenture.

The Twin Star left Diamond's Wiener Neustadt factory on Tuesday July 20th and arrived in London Ontario Thursday evening. Total flight…

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Diamond Aircraft’s DA42 Twin Star obtains first approval according to EASA

On May 13th, 2004 Diamond’s new twin, the DA42 Twin Star, received its EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) certification. The type certificate was received by Christian Dries, CEO of Diamond Aircraft, at the Berlin International Aerospace Exhibition (ILA 2004) only 2 ½ years after launch of the…

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Maiden flight of the DA42 Twin Star with Lycoming engines

Diamond Aircraft Industries herewith gladly announces the successful maiden flight of the DA42 Twin Star equipped with two 180 HP Lycoming engines (type IO-360-M1A).

During the maiden flight which lasted for over 50 minutes, it was already possible to test some major configurations. A maximum…

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Diamond Aircraft Industries opens new production center: DIAMOND COMPOSITE

On January 23, 2004, before numerous prominent national and international guests from federal and provincial political life, as well as from industry and the press, Christian Dries, CEO of Diamond Aircraft Industries, opened the new Diamond Composite production center in Wiener Neustadt,…

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Garmin G1000 Avionics System introduced in DA40-180 Diamond Star

Diamond Aircraft has previewed the world’s first certified application of the fully integrated G1000 Glass Flight Deck in its DA40-180 Diamond Star. In contrast to currently available glass cockpits, the fully integrated G1000 system dispenses with conventional panel mounted avionics equipment and…

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