Diamond DA40 NG: Buyers Warm to Diesel Singles

While other manufacturers have struggled with diesel singles, Diamond has quietly sold more than 500 DA40s. Low direct costs and automotive-like operation are pluses.

The final assembly line at Diamond Aircraft’s London, Ontario factory has six stations. You can walk the length of it in minute. For at least the past year, the only engines coming down that line are Jet-A fueled diesel powerplants from Austro and many of those have been the DA40 NG four-place single. Improbable as […]
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