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Lufthansa Aviation Training took delivery of three DA42-VI training aircraft

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Lufthansa Aviation Training took delivery of three DA42-VI training aircraft - Maintenance / Trainings publisher
Dana Ermolenko
Aircraft: Airplanes

On 5 February 2024 Lufthansa Aviation Training delegation accepted three jet-fuel powered DA42-VI multi-engine training aircraft at Diamond Aircraft headquarters in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. These are the first three of seven DA42-VI aircraft ordered in December 2022. The brand-new DA42-VI multi-engine trainers will be placed at Grenchen, Switzerland.

Raymund Obst, Head of Pilot Schools European Flight Academy, commented: “European Flight Academy trains its student pilots to the highest level, which includes a modern fleet of training aircraft at our flight school locations. With the new training aircraft, we are preparing future pilots for their cockpit careers in a resource-efficient, state-of-the-art and safe manner." 

Jane Wang, Sales Director at Diamond Aircraft Austria, said: “The DA42-VI is an excellent multi-engine training platform, popular at many leading flight schools all over the world, that burns up to 50% less fuel than conventional AvGas-powered aircraft and is exceptionally silent. We are very proud and happy to celebrate another delivery to our renowned customer Lufthansa Aviation Training.”

The 4-seat DA42-VI is the newest version of Diamond’s technology leading light piston twin, the first certified general aviation piston aircraft to combine modern technology airframe, avionics, and power plants. The all-composite DA42-VI’s are equipped with efficient, silent, clean and reliable 168 hp jet fuel AUSTRO engines AE300, Garmin G1000 NXi with 3-axis Automatic Flight Control System and optional electrically driven air conditioning.

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