The DA40 combines successful development with the new Jet A1-powered AE300 engine and an innovative, state-of-the-art design. Add to that excellent safety, best flight qualities, robustness, very heigh reliability and low operating costs. Pilots and flight schools all over the world are thrilled! On top of that, the DA40 boasts the latest avionics, perfect panorama views, comfort and the space to encourage vacation plans or speed up your business. In short: it's the best aircraft money can buy.


Power Plant

Engines Austro Engine AE 300 turbocharged common-rail injected 2.0 liter diesel engine with 168 HP and EECU single lever control system 
Propeller MT propeller MTV-6-R-/190-69 3-blade constant speed propeller 
Fuel grades Jet A-1, Jet A, TS-1 (Russia, Ukraine), RT (Russia, Ukraine), No. 3 Jet Fuel (China), JP-8 

Performance/Consumption (max. mass)

Max. cruise speed (14,000 ft, MCP), 1760 kg TOW 285 km/h TAS 154 kts TAS
Max. cruise speed at 60% (14,000 ft) 231 km/h TAS 125 kts TAS
Stall speed, clean 117 km/h CAS 63 kts CAS
Stall speed, landing configuration 107 km/h CAS 58 kts CAS
Rate of climb (ISA SL) 3.5 m/s 690 fpm
Rate of climb (10,000 ft) 3.2 m/s 630 fpm
Range at 60%, standard-/ long range tank 1.250 km/ 1.741 km 675 nm/ 940 nm
Consumption at 60% 19.7 lt/hr 5.2 US gal/hr
Take-off distance 50 ft (ISA SL) 560 m 1.837 ft
Take-off ground roll (ISA SL) 370 m 1.214 ft
Landing distance 50 ft (ISA SL) 600 m 1.968 ft
Landing ground roll (ISA SL) 270 m 886 ft
Max. operating altitude 5.000 m 16.400 ft
Max. demonstrated crosswind 46 km/h 25 kts


Length 8.06 m 26 ft 5 in
Height 1.97 m 6 ft 6 in
Wing span 11.63 m 38 ft 2 in
Seats 4 4
Empty weight  880 kg 1.940 lbs
MTOM 1.280 kg 2.822 lbs
Payload  400 kg 882 lbs
Fuel capacity standard- / long range tank 106 lt / 147 lt 28 US gal / 39 US gal