March 2004 Issue
Cirrus vs. Diamond
The December, 2003 issue of Aviation Consumer was fun and informative, as usual. The airplane comparison between the SR20 and DA40 held special interest for me as I enjoy new, improved technology and general aviation could certainly use a shot in the arm on that score. I’m just not so sure about the “improved” part of that equation.
With regard to the DA40, it is a great looking airplane and I readily believe that it is a hoot to fly. But, (there’s always a big but isn’t there?) for a guy who would love to leap into the future of GA, the value just doesn’t add up.
While I realize the following is an apples-and-oranges exercise, it still comes down...
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