A top performer that takes you sky high: the ultra-modern, twin-engine DA42-VI perferctly matches stylish elegance with easy and efficient operation. Diamond Aircraft Industries has equipped the DA42 with the new AE300 engine: suitable for different types of aviation kerosene, it is powerful and economical at the same time. With the DA42 you will enjoy lower operating costs, lower fuel consumption, but also more comfort, improved power, increased performance, extended range and longer endurance - and many envious glances.


Power Plant

Engines 2x 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-C/CF 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 (16,000 ft, MCP), 1760 kg TOW 365 km/h TAS 197 kts TAS
Max. cruise speed (16,000 ft, MCP) 353 km/h TAS 193 kts TAS
Cruise speed at 60% (16,000 ft) 322 km/h TAS 174 kts TAS
Stall speed, clean 124 km/h CAS 67 kts CAS
Stall speed, landing configuration 113 km/h CAS 61 kts CAS
Rate of climb (ISA SL), 1760 kg TOW 9.1 m/s 1,800 fpm
Rate of climb (ISA SL) 7.1 m/s 1,400 fpm
Rate of climb (18,000 ft) 5.0 m/s 1,000 fpm
Single Engine Service Ceiling 5,486 m 18,000 ft
Range at 60%, standard-/ long range tank 1,470 km/ 2,245 km 795 nm/ 1,215 nm
Consumption at 60% 39.4 lt/hr 10.4 US gal/hr
Take-off distance 50 ft (ISA SL) 598 m 1,961 ft
Take-off ground roll (ISA SL), 1760 kg TOW 280 m 919 ft
Take-off ground roll (ISA SL) 354 m 1,161 ft
Landing distance 50 ft (ISA SL) 570 m 1,870 ft
Landing ground roll (ISA SL) 340 m 1,115 ft
Max. operating altitude 5,486 m 18,000 ft
Max. demonstrated crosswind 46 km/h 25 kts


Length 8.56 m 28 ft 1 in
Height 2.49 m 8 ft 2 in
Wing span 13.55 m 44 ft 4 in
Seats 4 4
Empty weight * 1.410 kg 3.189 lbs
MTOM 1.900 kg 4.189 lbs
Payload *  490 kg 1.080 lbs

*) Specifictations apply to standard equipped aircraft (with DME, TAS, WX500, AUX, TKS, standard light weight interior without adjustable seats), if not otherwise stated. The above data are approximately specifications and may change without notice.