The Diamond, DA-42 is a multi-engine aircraft that is manufactured by the Diamond aircraft manufacturing company. The Engines are Thielert 2.0 liter diesel engines, producing 160 shaft horse power per engine. The DA-42 offers the Garmin 1000 avionics system with advanced GPS technology.
The DA-42 is a composite aircraft made from carbon fiber as well as glass fiber, allowing the aircraft to save weight while maintaining the strength of the airframe.
The DA-42 can cruise at 168 knots with a maximum ceiling of 18,000. This aircraft is primarily used for training and utility purposes. It makes a great trainer due to the high aspect ratio of the wings as well as single engine characteristics.
Epic is proud to offer this aircraft as a primary flight training aircraft, check out the gallery below for more.