Diamond DA42 Twin Star

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General Stats:
Seat Capacity: 4
Empty Weight: 2750 lbs
Max Weight 3935 lbs
Useful Load: 1185 lbs
Engine Name T.A.E. Centurian 1.7 Turbocharged
Engine Number 2
Horsepower 135 HP
Never Exceed Speed: 194 kts
Stall speed: 56 kts
Service Ceiling: 18000 ft
Max Fuel 79 Gal
Performance/Efficiency Metrics:
Cruise Speed(75%BHP): 156 kts
GPH (75% BHP): 11.2
MPG (75% BHP) 13.9
Range (75% BHP): 995 nm
Fuel Cost Per Seat Mile 0.11 $
Fuel Cost Per Hour 67.2 $
MPG per 1000 lbs of Payload 16.51
F-T (Speed^2/FuelBurn) 21.7 HP
F-T Payload 25.7 kts
MPH To HP: 11.6 kts
T/O Roll - T/O over 50 FT OBST 1400 ft / 2300 ft

SA00269BO (2 OF 3) Installation of Avidyne Corporation TWX 670 Tactical Weather Detection System P/N 850-00026-000-( ) consisting of Avidyne Processor P/N 700-00033-000-( ) Sensor Systems Inc. Antenna P/N S72-1715-1 with doubler plate P/N S72-171530-1 and Avidyne Mounting Tray P/N 700-00034-000. Reissued 4/9/2010
SA00281BO Installation of Avidyne Corporation MLX770 MultiLink Broadcast Transceiver P/N 700-00163-( ) Sensor Systems Inc. Antenna P/N S67-1575-109 or equivalent and optional Avidyne Mounting Tray P/N 700-00165-000 Amended 4/24/2012
SA00290BO ( PAGE 2) Installation of Avidyne Corporation Part Number 700-00167-XXX Multi-Function Display and Mounting Tray Assembly Part Number 700-00168-XXX Reissued 7/1/2010 0:00
SA00432SE (PG 4) Installation of EGT 701 series fuel flow instrument. Amended 4/12/2013
SA00861SE Page 4 Installation of J.P. Instruments (JPI) fuel flow indicating system Amended 4/12/2013
SA01918LA Installation of AmSafe Inflatable Restraint System on the pilot and passenger seats. Amended 5/5/2011
SA02013CH Installation of a Royal International Model 9900BX Traffic Advisory System (TAS). Amended 5/2/2011
SA02015SE-D Installation of Garmin G500 Primary Flight Display (PFD) and Multifunction Display (MFD) System. Amended 2/5/2014
SA02153LA-D (Page 1) Installation of Garmin G600 Primary Flight Display (PFD) and Multifunction Display (MFD) System Amended 12/16/2013
SA02226SE Installation of vortex generators on the wings and tail surfaces Issued 5/2/2012
SA02717NY Installation of VoiceFlight Systems LLC VFS101 Speech Recognition Module Amended 1/9/2012
SA02725NY Installation of Lycoming IO-360 M1A series engines with MTV-12-B-C-F series propellers Issued 8/19/2009
Fusulage Construction Semimonocoque Molded Construction
Airframe Material Carbon Fiber Composite
Number of Doors 2
Wing Location Bottom Wing
Wing Construction Front & Rear Spar
Wing Rib Material GFRP/CFRP Sandwich Construction
Wing Skin Material Composite
Aileron Type Conventional
Aileron Trim None
Aileron Control System Control Rods
Flap Type Plain
Wing Flap Actuation Electric
Empennage Type T Tail
Empennage Rib Material GFRP/CFRP Sandwich Construction
Empennage Skin Material Composite
Rudder Trim Cable Link Trim Tab
Yaw Trim Actuator Manual
Yaw Control System Cable and Pully
Pitch Trim Cable Link Trim Tab
Pitch Control System Control Rods
Pitch Trim Actuator Electric
Landing Gear
Landing Gear Type Tricycle
Retractable Yes
Retraction System Hydralic/Electric
Emergency Extension Gravity Downlock
Ground Steering Rudder Pedals
Shock Absorbtion Main Gear Oil/Air Strut
Shock Absorbtion Other Gear Nosewheel Air/Oil Strut
Brake Type Hydraulic Actuated Brake Disc
Brake Controls Toe Brakes
Instrument Panel IFR Glass
Flight Control Joystick
Number of Seats 4
Heating Engine Exhaust Shroud
Window Defrost Ducted Hot Air
Cooling Ducted Ram Air
Normal Climb Profile Speed (KIAS) 85
Maximum Climb Profile Speed (KIAS) 79
Number of Engines 2
Engine Manufacturer Thielert
Engine Model TAE125
Engine Type Turbo Normalized Diesel
Geared Geared
Cooled Liquid Cooled
Fuel/Air Mechanism Fuel Injected
Number of Cylinders 4
Max HP 135 Per Side
Starter System Electronic Ignition
Propeller Manufacturer MT
Propeller Model MTV-6-A-C-F/CF187-129
Number of Blades 3
Minimum Diameter 74
Maximum Diameter 74
Propeller Type ECU Pitch Control
Propeller Governor Oil Pressure
Fuel System
Fuel System Type Fuel Pump
Approved Fuel Type 1 Jet Fuel
Approved Fuel Type 2 Diesel
Approved Fuel Type 3
Fuel Capacity (G) 79
Tank Type 1 Location Wing
Tank Type 1 Capacity (G) 26
Tank Type 2 Location Auxillary Tank/Engine Nacelle
Tank Type 2 Capacity (G) 13.7
Usable Fuel (G) 76.4
Oil Capacity (Quarts) 6
Electrical System
Power Source Engine Driven Alternator
Power Storage Battery
System Voltage 28
Alternator Amp 60 Per Side
Battery Voltage 24
Battery Amp/Hour 10
Maximum T/O Weight (lbs) 3935
Maximum LDG Weight (lbs) 3748
Standard Empty Weight (lbs) 2756
Useful Load (lbs) 1179
Station 1 Baggage Location Nose
Max Weight Station 1 (lbs) 66
Station 2 Baggage Location Behind Rear Seats
Max Weight Station 2(lbs) 100
Station 3 Baggage Location Behind rear Baggage Compartment
Max Weight Station 3(lbs) 40
Wing Loading (lbs/sq.ft) 22.5
Vne (KCAS) 194
Vno (KCAS) 155
Va(Max Gross) (KCAS) 126


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