Diamond DA52 Makes First Flight

 - April 5, 2012, 1:45 PM

The Diamond DA52 twin diesel made its first flight on Tuesday afternoon from the company’s headquarters in Neustadt, Germany. Diamond Aircraft chairman Christian Dries and head of flight-test Ingmar Mayerbuch were at the controls of the Austro Engine AE300E-powered airplane. No abnormalities were reported during the one-hour test flight. Diamond has not yet released a timetable for certification or production of the new seven-seat twin.

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Daria Amalia Groh's picture

Exklusive coverage on the Maiden Flight of the new Diamond DA52 on 3. April 2012. Have a look on this powerful and fascinating new aircraft:
http://www.flitelevel.tv/episode/MaidenFlight_Da52

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