DA42NG mit AE-300 EASA zugelassenEASA Type Certificate for Austro Engine powered DA42 NG
Zulassung für DA42 NG mit neuem Dieselmotor<br /> Yesterday, Diamond Aircraft received the type certificate for its DA42 NG, powered by the 170 hp Austro Engine AE-300.
“We are delighted to be able to resume volume deliveries of the DA42, less than 11 months after the insolvency of TAE”, said Christian Dries, CEO of Diamond Aircraft Industries. “The DA42 NG is better in every respect with much improved performance, increased gross weight, even better fuel efficiency and the Garmin GFC 700 autopilot and is prepared for Garmin Synthetic Vision System. With over 40 airframes already in various stages of production, we will be delivering the first aircraft almost immediately.”
Dries also said that Diamond is focusing efforts to achieve the certification of the optional upgrade of all DA42’s already delivered with the Austro Engine, such that all customers can benefit from these improvements along with comprehensive customer support for their engines. In addition, an all inclusive maintenance program is planned. the TBO of the engine should be extended from 1000 to 2000 hours. In parallel validation of the certification in all other markets is pursued.