Keep up to date with the latest news from Diamond

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…

Read more

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,…

Read more

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…

Read more

Diamond Aircraft selects Williams FJ33 engine for D-JET

Diamond Aircraft announces the selection of the Williams International FJ33-4 engine as the power plant for the new D-JET. The FJ33-4 engine provides 1,400 lbs of thrust flat rated to 72°F. The FJ33-4 is a scaled derivative of the highly successful and reliable FJ44 engine family used today on a…

Read more

Diamond Aircraft expands and builds new production facility

Due to the extremely high demand*) worldwide for the twin-engine aircraft DA42 Twin Star and the single-engine D-JET already in development, Diamond Aircraft has decided to build a new fiberglass and carbon fiber production facility in Wiener Neustadt.

The newly formed company Diamond Composite…

Read more

Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH provides photographs and text here. This information is available to you exclusively for journalistic reporting.

For more information please contact:

Media Contact
Anita M. Lentsch
T +43 2622 26700 1182
E a.lentsch(at)