The Diamond DA40 XLT. Whether you are a new aviator looking for the
perfect first airplane, an experienced IFR pilot with discerning tastes
or a forward thinking flight school, the DA40 XLT is the smart choice.
The durable and aerodynamically efficient composite airframe,
powered by the bulletproof IO360 Lycoming, offers a perfect
balance of performance and superb handling, making the
DA40 a great airplane for travel, leaseback, and training alike.
Diamond DA40 XLT
The Diamond DA40 XLT is an improved version of the DA40 XLS aircraft which was introduced in 2008. The new aircraft features a number of interior improvements such as wider front seats and better air conditioning. The Rosen Sunvisor system in the DA40 XLT reduces the heat and glare.
The aircraft also features a 406MHz emergency locator transmitter (ELT), electronic carbon monoxide detector, and adjustable electroluminescent panel lights. The length of the aircraft is 26ft 5in, height is 6ft 6in, and wingspan is 39ft 6in. Cockpit and avionics of DA40 XLT. The aircraft features Garmin G1000 WAAS-certified glass cockpit with advanced avionics. The cockpit features a laid-out control panel with all switches placed within easy reach. It is equipped with GDU 1040 primary flight display (PFD) and GDU 1044 multi-function display (MFD) screens, and GDC74 integrated digital air data computer. It is also equipped with GRS77 attitude and heading reference system and dual GIA63 integrated VHF COM/NAV/ILS/GPS radio modules.
“Two electrically operated rudder pedals, which can be operated by pilots of different sizes, are provided in the cockpit.”
Two electrically operated rudder pedals, which can be operated by pilots of different sizes, are provided in the cockpit. A bubble canopy provides entry to the front seats and offers a panoramic view. The Garmin avionics suite includes GTX33 integrated mode S transponder, GFC700 automatic flight control system with flight director, flight charts, GDL69A satellite data link, and synthetic vision technology. The Avidyne TAS 600 active traffic system is installed in the cockpit.