Cessna 172 VS Diamond DA40 NG: Which Airplane is Better?


THE SINGLE ENGINE SHOWDOWN -- our NEW video featuring the most popular training aircraft ever built -- the Cessna 172, VS the technologically advanced Jet-A burning Diamond DA40 NG. 

Which aircraft is better and more importantly, which one is right for you?  

Enjoy this full NOSE TO NOSE COMPARISON video as we dig into the history, specs and safety characteristics of each airplane and MUCH more!

The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is an American four-seat, single-engine, high wing, fixed-wing aircraft made by the Cessna Aircraft Company. First flown in 1955, more 172s have been built than any other aircraft. 

The Diamond DA40 Diamond Star is an Austrian four-seat, single-engine, light aircraft constructed from composite materials. The aircraft is known for its exceptional operating economics and mild-mannered handling characteristics, and being the first popular piston aircraft to run exclusively on jet fuel.

LifeStyle Aviation is the leading seller of modern aircraft in North America and also delivers aircraft worldwide. The company sells Diamond, Cessna, Cirrus, ICON, Piper aircraft and other modern brands. LifeStyle Aviation has also invested in being the leading provider of diesel single- and twin-engine Jet-A piston aircraft, including the DA40 NG, DA42, and the all-new DA62. LifeStyle Aviation also created the unique DiamondShare program (DiamondShare.com) that provides attractive shared access to modern aircraft, allowing people to justify the plane of their dreams and “Make the Dollars Make Sense.”


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Cessna 172 VS Diamond DA40 NG: Which Airplane is Better?
LifeStyle Aviation February 13, 2023
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