Flying to Oshkosh for AirVenture 2017

Are you going Flying to Oshkosh for AirVenture 2017?  Come see us! LifeStyle Aviation is staffing the Diamond Aircraft Stand at Oshkosh all week. We invite you to come meet with us and we’ll share all the exciting new developments. The amazing 7 place DA62, remarkable higher gross weight DA42-VI and the NEW higher gross weight DA40 NG will be on…


Flying Destination: Smoky Mountains

The Smoky Mountains National Park is a unique outdoor treasure on the eastern seaboard that offers a wealth of activities for families and adventurers. The good news is it’s accessible by aircraft with relative ease making it a great flying destination. If you are looking for that unique destination to add to your flying adventure list…

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Diamond DA62 NXi Demo Flights

LifeStyle Aviation recently delivered the very first Diamond DA62 NXi in the US Market. The Diamond DA62 was brought to the US market in late 2016 and LifeStyle was a top seller of the aircraft from the beginning. Several LifeStyle Customers received the new aircraft just in time for Christmas. In February 2017,  Garmin announced…


Raleigh to Reno in a DA40

So, if you live in Reno and you’re finishing your private pilot training and you lust for a Diamond DA40 of your own, who do you call? LIfeStyle Aviation of course! Bryce Bohlander based at Carson City Nevada airport reached out to LifeStyle and quickly realized the folks at LifeStyle were the experts that could help him find the right…

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DA40 for Sale – DiamondShare Opportunity

DA40 For Sale – N464DS – Enjoy the Best for the Best Economics! We have a unique DA40 for sale DiamondShare opportunity on a Late Model DA40 XLT that can be placed in the DiamondShare Program or purchased outright. If you’ve been considering a Diamond DA40 don’t make a move until you evaluate this aircraft and…

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Video: Diamond DA40 NG

LifeStyle Aviation Now Delivering Diamond DA40 New Generation The DA40 NG is the smart choice. Durable composite airframe. Ultra-low fuel burn. Superb handling. The DA40 NG is a great airplane for travel, leaseback, and training alike. Click here to learn more about the DA40 NG Click here to see the DA40 NG Highlights Just a…


Private Flying Just Got Even More Appealing

Just when you thought flying commercially could not get worse…   In 2005 congress passed the REAL ID Act and enforcement dates are coming up! What is the REAL ID Act?  It established minimum security standards for driver’s licenses and identification cards.  It prohibits federal agencies from accepting licenses and identification cards for official purposes…

Austro AE330 TBO Climbs To 1,800 Hours

Austro AE330 TBO Climbs To 1,800 Hours

Austro AE330 TBO Climbs To 1,800 Hours AV Web Article By Geoff Rapoport Austro’s 180-HP diesel and Jet-A burning AE330 has received EASA approval to extend time between overhaul to 1,800 hours based on the engine’s operating history. Jurgen Heinrich, Managing Director of Austro Engine and Diamond Aircraft Austria, said, “Austro Engine products have proven…

DART450 Formation Flying Video

Diamond Aircraft DART-450 formation flight

  Diamond Aircraft DART-450 formation flight video presented by Diamond Aircraft. In recent years Diamond has been continuing to push the envelope of research and development to produce more advanced and higher performance aircraft. The Dart 450 is targeted to military applications. It melds nicely into Diamond’s ongoing special mission applications line-up spearheaded by the…


Video: NXi Panel DA62 landing in Greenland

LifeStyle Brings First Garmin NXi panel DA62 to the US LifeStyle Aviation is proud to be bringing the first DA62 NXi unit to North America. Delivery will be to a client in North Carolina in April. The new Garmin NXi G1000 panel represents a significant upgrade to the G1000 panel we’ve enjoyed for many years…

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New Diamond DA50 Aircraft Revealed!

Diamond DA50 introduced at AERO. The New Diamond DA50 is on display at the Aero Global Airshow for General Aviation in Friedrichshafen, Germany on April  5- 8, 2017.  This is the first of the new family of aircraft, based on the DA50 airframe. The DA50-V is the first of five models: the four-seat 230shp DA50-IV;…

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LifeStyle and OnCore Aviation bring Diamond DA62 to Rochester NY

Diamond DA62 at the Greater Rochester International Airport Monday, February 6th. LifeStyle Aviation and OnCore Aviation are bringing the Diamond DA62 for demo flights and show to Rochester Airport (KROC) on Monday, February 6th.  There will be an open house at 6:00 PM at the OnCore Aviation facilities located at KROC at the JetSmart FBO located…


NEW Garmin G1000 NXi Introduced

Comments from LifeStyle Aviation’s Founder, John Armstrong: What it must be like to be an Aviation Writer I wonder. Like my friend Steve Pope, edior of FLYING magazine. In one moment he is racing through the sky in the amazing Diamond DA62 before introduction and the next experiencing before anyone else the wonders of Garmin’s…

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Strong Dollar Drives DA42 Atlantic Crossings

So, if you want to upgrade to a Diamond DA42 aircraft and get a great deal…Who do you call?   LifeStyle Aviation of course! That’s what one SR20 owner did when he was ready for his next level aircraft. “With the strength of the dollar we are finding excellent opportunities for our clients by leveraging…

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DA40 Diesel Now The Smart Way to Fly

The Diamond DA40 NG will take you to new heights with Diamond’s turbocharged 170 hp Austro AE300 jet fueled piston engine. Diamond has been delivering diesel DA40’s since 2002 to the world market but not in the US. The DA40 NG was first brought to the US market back in 2009, but the Euro Exchange rates…


Featured Aircraft: 2003 Diamond DA40 N266DS

Now available – a truly a one of a kind aircraft!  2003 DA40 with WAAS, ASPEN, SVT, ADS-B, PowerFlow, Long Range Tanks, New Custom Interior and Much More. This plane belongs on a “Pimp My Ride Reality TV Show!”  Why is this configuration is particularly attractive and a unique value? To get the features included…


Medical Certification Reform Effective May 1 2017

The long awaited medical reform law is making its way through the processes at the FAA and is scheduled to take effect this year. This changes the medical requirements for pilots to use general aviation aircraft for non-commercial uses and enhances the freedom that general aviation offers with less overhead to pilots.

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Do you have 2017 Flying Resolutions?

Share your Flying Related 2017 Resolutions with us so we can encourage and support you and we’ll send you a FLY sticker. This Year I Resolve to:   ____ 1.  I will fly more this year… at least _______ hours ____ 2.  I will learn to fly and get my Private Certificate ____ 3.  I will…

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The New Year Looks Bright… Diamond Announces Major Investment

Big news from Diamond Aircraft this week… While the LifeStyle Aviation Team was busy at the Diamond Aircraft plant in Canada this week picking up multiple DA62’s  to deliver to customers for Christmas, this exciting announcement was released.  We are providing our commentary and the full text of the announcement. Look for future announcements here as we…


DA62’s for Christmas!

  You remember the line… “All I want for Christmas is…” Well this month we are completing that phrase with “a DA62” for several happy customers. Not only are these customers going to enjoy the world’s most amazing and advanced personal modern aircraft, they are going to enjoy the benefits of wise tax planning and…

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North Carolina to St. Thomas in a DA40

If you want to learn to fly and you live in paradise in the US Virgin Islands what do you do? You call LifeStyle Aviation of course! During Oshkosh 2016 while manning the Diamond booth we had the pleasure of making the acquaintance of Bruce Baebler from St. Thomas. Actually, Bruce is from St. Louis but…

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LifeStyle Delivers Another DA42 to New Zealand

LifeStyle Aviation sells aircraft world-wide. We have LifeStyle Aviation Network Partners is some far flung parts of the Globe. We have been partners with Larry Jooste and his team at Aeromotive in New Zealand for years now and have sent a dozen or more aircraft and now have delivered our second DA42. Many of the…


Act Now & Save Over $353,000 on a Diamond DA62!

LifeStyle Aviation has a Diamond DA62 and DA42-VI available for December Delivery. The potential impact for tax savings is tremendous if you have the need for business deductions. If you want a business aircraft and you are expecting to pay taxes on substantial income we can help. We can deliver a New Diamond DA62 or…