The DA40 is a modern, practical and versatile multi-purpose four seat aircraft particular good for training. It combines the best qualities of the earlier generation trainers like the Cessna 172 Skyhawk and the Piper PA28 series (for example the Warrior or Archer). Whether for personal flying, flight training or cross country air charter, the DA40 offers a unique blend of practicality, performance, safety and value for money.
DA40s in worldwide service today number in the thousands, proving the value and utility of this aircraft.
The performance, stability, handling characteristics and ease of operation makes the transition from Single Engine flying to Twin Engine flying a smoother and easier process. The DA42 has a great reputation for safety especially when flying in inclement weather, over inhospitable terrain, over water or at night.
The DA42’s unique combination of performance and utility is impressive and the type is becoming the Multi Engine training aircraft of choice.
The DA20’s graceful lines and sporty look come from its heritage as a glider which also gives it unmatched aerodynamic performance. It was selected by the United States Air Force as the initial basic trainer aircraft for many of the Air Force pilot vocations.
Flight Instructors worldwide appreciate the robust performance, appeal and economy in operations. These sturdy aircraft are also certified for spin training.
Its generous useful load capability, ample fuel capacity and an ergonomic cockpit make it a favourite among students and instructor alike. DA20s have been in production for over 20 years and has proven itself with accumulated experience of millions of flight hours flown in many different operating environments.
GTX DIAMOND FLIGHT TRAINING DEVICE (FTD)
The GTX Diamond FTD is perfectly suited for simulated flight training for students learning to fly on an all Diamond Fleet. The cockpit, flight controls and performance matches the actual aircraft upon which it was designed. The fidelity of the system is as recommended by ICAO and CASA for ab-initio (initial) flight training.