KLM Flight Academy fleet upgrade
Nov02

KLM Flight Academy fleet upgrade

KLM Flight Academy has entered into an agreement with Diamond Aircraft to replace its aging Avgas-powered training fleet with DA40NG and DA42-VI trainers powered by the 168hp jet fuel AE300 from Austro Engine. The Groningen Airport Eelde flight academy in the Netherlands has confirmed orders for 12 single engine DA40NG and two twin-engine DA42-VI, with the first deliveries taking place in Q1 2024 and bringing KLM’s fleet of Diamond...

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The all electric eDA40 makes its first flight
Aug02

The all electric eDA40 makes its first flight

The all-electric eDA40 made its first flight at the Diamond Aircraft headquarters in Austria. The flight marks a significant milestone for the manufacturer and its project partners towards certifying the aircraft. Diamond Aircraft expect the eDA40 to be the first European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part23 certified electric aircraft. The eDA40 is the manufacturer’s latest prototype...

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Emirates expands training academy with three Diamond aircraft
Mar25

Emirates expands training academy with three Diamond aircraft

Dubai-based Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA) is bolstering its fleet with three new twin-engine Diamond DA420VI aircraft and a corresponding flight simulator. “Slated to be the flagship that ushers in multi-engine piston (MEP) training at EFTA,” the AUSTRO jet-fuel powered DA42-VI is the latest version of Austrian manufacturers Diamond Aircraft Industries’ light piston twin. The total deal is worth an estimated four million...

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Diamond Aircraft Excited With The New DA40
Sep26

Diamond Aircraft Excited With The New DA40

With first deliveries planned for 2019, Diamond Aircraft is introducing a DA40 Lycoming IO360 aircraft with state of the art avionics. The Lycoming version of the DA40 has been upgraded with the Garmin G1000 NXi, a Mid-Continent Standby Attitude Module and USB ports for pilot and co-pilot. “We are very excited to re-introduce the DA40 Lycoming at EAA Airventure 2018,” said Scott McFadzean, Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Aircraft...

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