Diamond Twins Reborn

Diamond Air innovation gives birth to a pair of modified DA42 twin engines: the Lycoming-powered L360 and the Austro diesel-powered NG2.

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Diamond Lycoming-powered DA42 L360Robert Goyer
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Diamond Austro-powered DA42 NGRobert Goyer
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Activity at Diamond’s Ontario factory is on the rise again.Robert Goyer
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You can tell the difference between the Austro-powered DA42 NG and the Lycoming-powered DA42 L360 by looking at the cowlings.Robert Goyer
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The Austro cowls are angular and much larger while the Lycoming enclosures are sleek and streamlined.Robert Goyer
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Lycoming-powered DA42 L360Robert Goyer
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The contrast between the muscular Austro engines and sleekly cowled Thielerts (shown) is evident.Robert Goyer
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The G1000 panel of the NG has the GFC700 autopilot and WAAS, with SVT soon to come.Robert Goyer