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DA42-VI is the flagship of Embry-Riddle's fleet

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has completed acceptance of a new fleet of Austro Engine jet-fuel piston engine-powered DIAMOND AIRCRAFT DA42-VI with the formal delivery of the last of ten aircraft at EAA AIRVENTURE 2016.

The DA42-VI is the flagship of Embry-Riddle's fleet and will be used to provide multiengine training at its Daytona Beach, Florida campus. Compared to conventional AVGAS powered twins, the fleet of 10 aircraft is expected to generate more than $3 million in fuel savings alone, over the next eight years.

The DA42-VI is the newest version of Diamond's technology leading light piston twin, the first certified general aviation piston aircraft to combine modern technology airframe, avionics and powerplants. Nearly 1,000 DA42’s have been delivered since its introduction 10 years ago, outselling all other certified piston twins combined.

Since 1926  Embry-Riddle has been providing the world with aviation personnel. It has campuses all over the world, as for USA-in Florida and Arizona and the largest suite of DA42 of any flight training institute of higher education in the United States and Canada.

Diamond Aircraft Industries  operates globally as a manufacturer of aircraft made from composite materials (glass and carbon fibre). The company currently produces the safest and most efficient piston engine aircraft in its class for flying schools, private customers, public authorities and providers of remote sensing services.

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