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The Definition of Perfection

The DA42-VI, our latest DA42 version, is easy to fly and burns fuel like a single,
but with the added safety of a second engine. The impressive cross-country performance
will please you! No wonder it’s the bestselling piston twin, by far.


Tech Specs

10.4 gal/h

Consumption at 60% (44.7 I/h)

2 × Austro Engine AE 300 turbocharged common-rail injected 2.0 liter diesel engine with 168 HP and EECU single lever control system

197 kts

Max. speed (14,000 ft, MCP)
176 kts cruise speed at 75 % (16,000 ft)

18,000 ft

Max. operating altitude (5,486 m)

18,000 ft single engine service ceiling

1,550 ft/min max. rate of climb (MSL)

1,215 nm

Max. range (incl. auxiliary tank)
10.4 US gal/h fuel consumption at 60 % (12,000 ft)

4 Seats

Comfortable access for all on board is assured through the two forward gull wing doors and the huge rear door that provides access to all rear seats.

1,299 lbs

Useful load (710 kg)
Baggage is stowed in the generous nose compartments and cabin, offering maximum loading flexibility for any mission.


Experience a flight

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The interior of the DA42-VI was designed with the pilot and passengers in mind. Enjoy ergonomically designed and climate-controlled seats with variable lordosis support and adjustable backrest. Various luxurious, hand-made upholstering options as well as great optional interior features such as built-in tablet mount provisions for the pilot and co-pilot await you. Style your DA42 the way you want it to be. Express yourself through your customized exterior design and choose almost any color or one of the exciting Diamond standard exterior designs.


Diamond’s industry-leading safety record is the result of our commitment to protecting you and your passengers with a long list of active and passive safety features. Active safety features help to avoid accidents in the first place, the first and most important line of defense. Passive safety features are designed to minimize the probability and degree of injury, in case the unexpected happens.

The DA42 offers the ultimate in handling, stability and control, ease of operation and structural, system and propulsion redundancies, all coupled with a high degree of crashworthiness.

Propulsion and Avionics

The DA42 is powered by the Austro Engine 168hp AE300 with a single power lever control. For more information about our sister company Austro Engine please click here.

The 3 blade MT hydraulic constant speed propellers feature advanced blade geometry for efficient performance, smoothness and low noise. Automatically controlled by each engine’s digital engine control - feathering is as simple as flipping a single switch.

The fully integrated Garmin G1000 NXi is complemented by a long list of avionics options - such as an integrated weather radar and Synthetic Vision - to perfectly suit your mission, .

Explore the Entire Diamond Family

Learn about the history of Diamond Aircraft, the differences between each model, and what makes Diamonds the safest general aviation airplanes in the world today!

Power Plant


2 × Austro Engine AE 300 turbocharged common-rail injected 2.0 liter diesel engine with 168 HP and EECU single lever control system


2 × MT propeller MTV-6-R-C-F/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


Max. speed (16,000 ft, MCP) 1,760 kg TOW

365 km/h TAS

197 kts TAS

Cruise speed at 75 % (16,000 ft)

326 km/h TAS

176 kts TAS

Stall speed, landing configuration

113 km/h CAS

61 kts CAS

Rate of climb (ISA SL) 1,760 kg TOW

7.9 m/s

1,550 ft/min

Single Engine Service Ceiling

5,486 m

18,000 ft

Range at 60 % (12,000 ft, incl. auxiliary tank)

2,250 km

1,215 nm

Consumption at 60 % in total

39.4 l/h

10.4 US gal/h

Take-off ground roll (ISA SL), 1,760 kg TOW

280 m

919 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


Mass and Loading


4 4

Empty weight

1,410 kg

3,109 lbs

Useful load

589 kg

1,299 lbs

Max. take off mass

1,999 kg

4,407 lbs

Fuel capacity total
main tank
auxiliary tank

289 l / 231 kg
189 l / 151 kg
100 l / 80 kg

76.4 US gal / 512 lbs
50.0 US gal / 335 lbs
26.4 US gal / 177 lbs

Interested in the DA42-VI?

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