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Monday, August 1, 2005

2005 Diamond DA42 Twin Star



diamond da42
Base price:
$452,170*
Engine make/model:Thielert Centurion 1.7
Horsepower@rpm@altitude: 180@2700@SL
TBO (hrs.):
1000**
Horsepower (hp) @ altitude (ft.):270@5,500
Horsepower on takeoff (hp):
270
Fuel Type:Diesel/Jet
Propeller type/diameter (in.):
MT, constant speed/74
Landing gear type:
Tri./Retr.
Max ramp weight (lbs.):3748
Gross weight (lbs.): 3748
Landing weight (lbs.):3560
Empty weight, std. (lbs.): 2400
Useful load, std. (lbs.): 1348
Useful fuel, std. (gals.):
85
Payload, full std. fuel (lbs.): 838
Oil capacity (qts.):12
Wingspan (ft.): 44
Overall length: 27 ft. 11 in.
Height: 8 ft. 8 in.
Wing area (sq. ft.):177.2
Wing loading (lbs./sq. ft.):
20.52
Power loading (lbs./hp.):
13.8
Wheel size (in.):
6.00 x 6
Seating capacity: 4
Cabin doors:
1
Cabin width (in.): 45
Cabin height (in.): 48
Baggage capacity, fuselage (lbs.): 100
Baggage capacity, nose (lbs.):
66
 
*Preliminary
**2,400-hour TBO in progress
PERFORMANCE
Cruise speed (kts.):  
85% power: 183
60% power: 157
  
Fuel consumption (gph.):
 
85% power:12.2
60% power:8.0
  
Vso (kts.):
56
Best rate of climb (SL fpm): 1730
Single-engine rate of climb (fpm):500
Max operating altitude (ft.):
18,000
Takeoff ground roll (ft.): 951
Takeoff over 50-ft. obstacle (ft.):1542
Landing ground roll (ft.): 950
Landing over 50-ft. obstacle (ft.):
1640
 
Sources: Aircraft flight manual and Diamond Aircraft Industries Website





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