DIAMOND TWINSTAR DA42

Max Cruise
162 kts
Max Range
800 nm
Useful Load
1,010 lbs
Seating Capacity
5

With all-weather capability, the DA42 offers impressive cross-country performance, burning fuel like a single, but with the added safety of a second engine. Fly with peace of mind in inclement weather, over water, and at night.

$399 Per hour
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Power Plant
  • Engine
    (2) Thielert Centurion 2.0 with 135HP
  • Propeller
    (2) MT 3-bladed constant-speed propellers
  • Fuel
    Jet A
Avionics
  • Garmin G1000 IFR GPS
  • Bendix/King KAP 140 w/ Vertical Navigation (VNAV)
  • Autopilot/Flight Guidance System
  • Sirius XM Weather with high resolution NEXRAD radar
  • Garmin Safe Taxi
  • Garmin Electronic Checklist
  • Garmin Electronic IFR Charts
  • Fuel Totalizer linked to GPS and moving map
  • Multi-Function Display (MFD)
  • Terrain Advisory System (TAS)
Dimensions
  • Height
    8 ft 2 in
    1.98 m
  • Length
    28 ft 1 in
    8.56 m
  • Wing Span
    44 ft
    13.40 m
  • Interior Cabin Width
    4 ft 1 in
    1.24 m
  • Interior Cabin Height
    4 ft 2 in
    1.27 m
Mass & Loading
  • Seats
    5
    5
  • Empty Weight
    2,925 lbs
    1,327 kg
  • Useful Load
    1,010 lbs
    458 kg
  • Max Takeoff Weight
    3,935 lbs
    1,785 kg
  • Fuel Capacity
    50 gal
    190 L
Performance
  • Max Range
    800 nm
    1480km
  • Max Cruising Speed
    162 kts
    300km/h
  • Rate of Climb
    1100ft/min
    5.6m/sec
  • Max Operating Altitude
    18,000 ft
    5,486m

Minimum Pilot Requirements
  • FAA multi-engine instrument rated private pilot’s license
  • Current medical certificate
  • 250 flight hours
  • 50 hours multitime in any multi-engine aircraft, with 25 of the 50 hours in a DA42 OR 10 hours of DA42 time with a Sawyer Flight Academy instructor
Checkout Procedures (Valid for 1 year from date of completion)

First time renters only

  • Review Sawyer Aviation rental policies and procedures
  • Assessment of aeronautical knowledge via Biennial Flight Review (BFR) and Instrument competency check (IPC)
  • Aircraft performance, systems, procedures and limitations
  • Aircraft normal, abnormal, and emergency maneuvers

Existing customers

  • Aircraft performance, systems, procedures and limitations
  • Aircraft normal, abnormal, and emergency maneuvers
Additional Notes
  • Fuel purchased away from point of departure is credited to rental and deducted from rental charges.
  • Overnight parking, landing fees, etc. are client responsibility.
  • Three hour daily minimum required per 24 hour period, commencing from time of day when aircraft reservation begins (e.g., 5:00pm Friday to 12:00pm Sunday = one full 24 hour period)

Contact Us

Scottsdale Airport (KSDL)
14600 North Airport Drive, Second Floor
Ross Aviation FBO Building
Scottsdale, AZ 85260 USA

Sawyer Flight Academy Office Hours
(Flight Training Department)
Mon–Fri: 9am–5pm
Sat–Sun: 9am–3pm

+1 480 922 2723

[email protected]

Our divisions

Sawyer ext. 1961
Sawyer MX
Saywer Flight Academy