Diamond Aircraft Group acquired by Wanfeng Aviation Industry

Diamond Aircraft Group acquired by Wanfeng Aviation Industry Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH (Austria) and Wanfeng Aviation Industry Co., Ltd., are delighted to jointly announce the completion of the acquisition of Diamond Aircraft Group by Wanfeng Aviation Industry Co., Ltd. This acquisition assures the continued long term future of the Diamond brand, with plans to increase…

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DA40 NG: Fly for Under 20 Cents a Mile!

DA40 NG Leads the Way in Personal Flight LifeStyle Aviation has launched the Diamond DA40 NG, Jet A burning piston, to the North American Market. LifeStyle is highlighting the ultra economy of the aircraft and the advantages of buying aircraft that burn Jet A versus leaded aviation gasoline which is on its way out. To illustrate the…

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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…

DA42 For Sale

Featured Aircraft: Remarkable Diamond DA42 TDI For Sale

 DA42 For Sale: Simply the BEST Equipped DA42 TDI Available.  New 2100 Hour TBR Engines with Warranty, Platinum Leather Interior, Long Range Tanks, TKS (FIKI), Oxygen, XM Weather, ADS-B, WAAS, Garmin GFC700 Auto Pilot with vNav, Synthetic Vision,  and More! A must see aircraft for serious DA42 buyers. LifeStyle aviation is proud to introduce…

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LifeStyle Network Partner Named Best Flight School In Northeast

LifeStyle Aviation Network Partner, Take Flight Aviation Named Best Flight School in the Northeast by National Association LifeStyle Aviation Network Partner, Take Flight Aviation, LLC, has been recognized as the 2017 Best Flight School in the Northeast by The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA).  They are the only flight training provider in the Northeastern United States…

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Lightspeed Wild Blue Winner: ‘DA40 in a DA40’

Lightspeed’s Wild Blue Doodle Contest Winner is ‘DA40 in a DA40’! Lightspeed’s Wild Blue Doodle contest gave pilots a chance to use CloudAhoy’s flight tracking visualization features to create incredible works of art in the sky. The first place winner was a “DA40 in a DA40!”  Below are the top three winners. Click here to…

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Join LifeStyle Aviation at the Leesburg Airshow

Join LifeStyle Aviation at the Leesburg Airshow Saturday, Sept. 30th LifeStyle Aviation will be at the Leesburg Airshow on Saturday, Sept. 30th, 2017!  It will be a fun event not to be missed with aerobatics, skydivers, and aircraft displays. We will be displaying the Diamond DA62, the newest addition to Diamond’s modern line of personal aircraft.…

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DA42-VI Full Color Paint Coming to US

LifeStyle Aviation was the first to bring a Diamond DA42-VI to the US market in 2013 (read about it here). Today their leadership continues. LifeStyle Aviation announced today they are importing the First Diamond DA42-VI with a full-color paint scheme. Prior to now all DA42s were painted exclusively white.  The reason for only white was…

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News WSLS 10 Story: Star Flight Training Launches New Air Tours

News WSLS 10 Story: Star Flight Training Launches New Air Tours By Patricia Martellotti – Reporter   ROANOKE, Va. – It’s the best seat in the house with wings! “We’ll be 1,500 feet above the ground, you’ll get a different perspective of the city, different buildings and other attractions from a bird’s-eye view,” Andrew Munsey, pilot at Star…

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Join us for The Elite Event – New York | September 8-9, 2017

Start Your Aviation LifeStyle Today! LifeStyle Aviation, a Diamond Aircraft distributor, and purveyor of modern personal aircraft will be displaying at the upcoming Aviation Lifestyle event called The Elite New York Event on September 8th and 9th, 2017. (click for event details)  This is the ultimate “jet-set lifestyle” event with the latest aircraft that help create…

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First DA42-VI Now Available

LifeStyle Aviation is pleased to offer a special aircraft to the market for sale… the original first DA42-VI that came to North America. LifeStyle Aviation brought the first DA42-VI to the North American market in 2013. It was all the rage and we were courted by all the prominent aviation magazines to be featured as their…

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Oshkosh 2017 Pictures

A big thank you to everyone who came out to Oshkosh 2017!  We had a wonderful time meeting people!

Check out some of LifeStyle Aviation’s pictures from the event.


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…