Whether you are a new aviator looking for the perfect first airplane, an experienced IFR pilot with discerning tastes or a forward thinking flight school, the Diamond DA40 is the smart choice. The durable and aerodynamically efficient composite airframe, powered by the bulletproof IO360 Lycoming, offers a perfect balance of performance and superb handling, making the DA40 a great airplane for travel, leaseback, and training alike.
The DA40 is an all round practical and versatile multi-use four seat airplane for the 21st century. Combining the best qualities of its venerable predecessors, like the Cessna 172 Skyhawk and 182 Skylane, the DA40 does it all, with a modern twist. Personal flying, instruction, cross country transportation, the DA40 offers a unique blend of practicality, performance, and value.
The Diamond DA20’s graceful lines and sporty looks belie its utility and durability. An incredibly fun aircraft to fly, the DA20 earns its stripes in worldwide high utilization flight training day in and day out. It has been the standard and sole US Airforce pilot candidate initial flight screening aircraft for the past decade.
Flight schools worldwide appreciate the DA20’s robustness, performance, ramp appeal and economy of operation. It’s used to train from first flight through night VFR and IFR (in VMC), including instructor ratings, thanks to the spin certification. The DA20’s instrumentation and avionics are designed for safety, positive learning transfer, reliability and value.
Both the DA20 and DA40 are equipped with the latest industry leading avionics by Garmin, new and improved engine gauges and centrally located conventional standby instrumentation for conventional and partial panel training.
The G1000 is an all-glass avionics suite designed for OEM or custom retrofit installation on a range of aircraft. It is a seamlessly integrated package that makes flight information easier to scan and process. Its revolutionary design brings new levels of situational awareness, simplicity and safety to the cockpit.
G1000 seamlessly integrates built-in terrain and navigation databases, providing a clear, concise picture of where you are and where you’re heading. Using information from the built-in terrain, U.S. and Canadian obstacles databases, G1000 displays color coding to graphically alert you when proximity conflicts loom ahead. In addition, you can augment G1000 with optional Class-B Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) for an extra margin of safety in the air.