Diamond Aircraft Receives FAA Type Certificate for DA50 RG at EAA AirVenture 2023

Diamond Aircraft Receives FAA Type Certificate for DA50 RG at EAA AirVenture 2023

Diamond Aircraft, a prominent aircraft manufacturer, was honored with the FAA type certificate for its innovative single-engine, retractable-gear DA50 RG during a special ceremony held at EAA AirVenture 2023. The momentous occasion was followed by the delivery of the very first DA50 RG to a delighted U.S. customer, Jordan Cram, through Diamond's esteemed dealer, Premier Aircraft Sales. Concurrently, Continental Aerospace announced that it obtained the FAA validated type certificate (VTC) for its revolutionary CD-300 Jet-A-burning piston engine, which powers the DA50 RG model.

The DA50 RG has garnered high praise from pilots, being celebrated for its spacious cabin, versatility, exceptional performance, and fuel efficiency with the use of environmentally friendly jet fuel engines, making it a highly desirable aircraft for the U.S. market, as stated by Diamond Aircraft Group CEO, Liqun (Frank) Zhang. The achievement of this milestone marks a moment of immense pride for the company, as it expands its product offerings, alongside its popular single and twin-engine aircraft.

The five-seat Diamond DA50 RG boasts an impressive top speed of 181 knots, a remarkable 754-NM range with a 30-minute reserve, and a maximum useful load of 1,210 pounds. Outfitted with a cutting-edge Garmin G1000NXi flight deck and a state-of-the-art three-blade MT hydraulic variable pitch propeller, the model promises an exceptional flying experience. The DA50 RG took its maiden flight in 2019 and made a captivating debut at EAA AirVenture in 2021.

For aviation enthusiasts eager to own this exceptional aircraft, the base price for the DA50 RG stands at $1.15 million, offering an exciting opportunity to experience the perfect blend of modern design and advanced technology.
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