Diamond DA40 XLS

Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS
The Diamond DA40 XLS looking pretty over the shores of Lake Buchanan, near Llano, TX.Robert Goyer
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS cruising back to Austin, TX.Robert Goyer
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS en route to Austin.Robert Goyer
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS
A delight to taxi, the Diamond DA40 XLS is shown here on the ramp at Llano Municipal.Robert Goyer
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS
The canopy has been reshaped, making it longer on the vertical for more headroom along the side for all occupants.Robert Goyer
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS
Frontal view of the reshaped canopy.Robert Goyer
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS
With the combination of the G1000 system, and the addition of WAAS and the GFC 700 autopilot, the DA40 XLS is a remarkably well-equipped airplane.Robert Goyer
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS
The PFD shows us at cruise at 5,500 feet headed east direct to Austin on a warm winter day truing 150 knots.Robert Goyer
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS
The engine utility on the MFD offers large round-gauge graphical engine instruments and more. The electronic instruments are not a replacement for steam gauges but an improvement.Robert Goyer
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS
The XLS breaker panel.Robert Goyer
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS
The Powerflow exhaust system helps make the XLS a true 150-knot cruiser.Robert Goyer
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS
A new, three-blade MT composite prop is standard on the XLS and contributes to the noticeably better true airspeed.Robert Goyer
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS cruising back to Austin, TX.Robert Goyer
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS.Robert Goyer
Diamond DA40 XLS
Diamond DA40 XLS
This Diamond DA40 XLS features enhanced wheel pants for reduced drag.Robert Goyer