Diamond DA42-TDI Twin Star

Diamond DA42-TDI Twin Star - Advanced Aircraft Data

AirFrame
Fusulage Construction Semimonocoque Molded Construction
Airframe Material Carbon Fiber Composite
Number of Doors 2


Wing
Wing Location Bottom Wing
Wing Construction Front & Rear Spar
Wing Rib Material GFRP/CFRP Sandwich Construction
Wing Skin Material Composite
--Aileron
Aileron Type Conventional
Aileron Trim None
Aileron Control System Control Rods
--Flap
Flap Type Plain
Wing Flap Actuation Electric


Empennage
Empennage Type T Tail
Empennage Rib Material GFRP/CFRP Sandwich Construction
Empennage Skin Material Composite
Rudder Trim Cable Link Trim Tab
Yaw Trim Actuator Manual
Yaw Control System Cable and Pully
Pitch Trim Cable Link Trim Tab
Pitch Control System Control Rods
Pitch Trim Actuator Electric


Landing Gear
Landing Gear Type Tricycle
Retractable Yes
Retraction System Hydralic/Electric
Emergency Extension Gravity Downlock
Ground Steering Rudder Pedals
Shock Absorbtion Main Gear Oil/Air Strut
Shock Absorbtion Other Gear Nosewheel Air/Oil Strut
Brake Type Hydraulic Actuated Brake Disc
Brake Controls Toe Brakes


Cabin
Instrument Panel IFR Glass
Flight Control Joystick
Number of Seats 4
Heating Engine Exhaust Shroud
Window Defrost Ducted Hot Air
Cooling Ducted Ram Air


Profiles
Normal Climb Profile Speed (KIAS) 85
Maximum Climb Profile Speed (KIAS) 79
Engine
Number of Engines 2
Engine Manufacturer Thielert
Engine Model TAE125
Engine Type Turbo Normalized Diesel
Geared Geared
Cooled Liquid Cooled
Fuel/Air Mechanism Fuel Injected
Number of Cylinders 4
Max HP 135 Per Side
Starter System Electronic Ignition


Propeller
Propeller Manufacturer MT
Propeller Model MTV-6-A-C-F/CF187-129
Number of Blades 3
Minimum Diameter 74
Maximum Diameter 74
Propeller Type ECU Pitch Control
Propeller Governor Oil Pressure


Fuel System
Fuel System Type Fuel Pump
Approved Fuel Type 1 Jet Fuel
Approved Fuel Type 2 Diesel
Approved Fuel Type 3
Fuel Capacity (G) 79
Tank Type 1 Location Wing
Tank Type 1 Capacity (G) 26
Tank Type 2 Location Auxillary Tank/Engine Nacelle
Tank Type 2 Capacity (G) 13.7
Usable Fuel (G) 76.4
Oil Capacity (Quarts) 6


Electrical System
Power Source Engine Driven Alternator
Power Storage Battery
System Voltage 28
Alternator Amp 60 Per Side
Battery Voltage 24
Battery Amp/Hour 10


Limitations
Maximum T/O Weight (lbs) 3935
Maximum LDG Weight (lbs) 3748
Standard Empty Weight (lbs) 2756
Useful Load (lbs) 1179
Station 1 Baggage Location Nose
Max Weight Station 1 (lbs) 66
Station 2 Baggage Location Behind Rear Seats
Max Weight Station 2(lbs) 100
Station 3 Baggage Location Behind rear Baggage Compartment
Max Weight Station 3(lbs) 40
Wing Loading (lbs/sq.ft) 22.5
Vne (KCAS) 194
Vno (KCAS) 155
Va(Max Gross) (KCAS) 126