Diamond has restarted production of its DA20-C1 primary training aircraft. This time around, new DA20s are equipped with a G500TXi avionics suite. The aircraft is still powered by a 125HP Continental IO-240 engine. In a Diamond news release, the company said, “The DA20 was originally introduced in 1992 and exists in two variants, is certified as a utility category aircraft and is popularly used for primary training with the ability to do spin training. With nearly 7,000,000 flight hours across the DA20 fleet in the world, it is a high-utilization aircraft, with unlimited lifetime on the airframe and unparalleled value retention.” The first brand new 2020 DA20-C1s were delivered in August 2020. The company said it’s now taking new orders for delivery in 2021.