“European Flight Academy trains its student pilots to the highest level, which includes a modern fleet of training aircraft at our flight school locations. With the new training aircraft, we are preparing future pilots for their cockpit careers in a resource-efficient, state-of-the-art and safe manner," says Raymund Obst, Head of Pilot Schools European Flight Academy.
“The DA42-VI is an excellent multi-engine training platform, popular at many leading flight schools all over the world, that burns up to 50% less fuel than conventional AvGas-powered aircraft and is exceptionally quiet,” says Jane Wang, Sales Director at Diamond Aircraft Austria. “We are very proud and happy to celebrate another delivery to our renowned customer Lufthansa Aviation Training.”
The brand-new DA42-VI multi-engine trainers will be placed at Grenchen, Switzerland.
The 4-seat 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 power plants. The all-composite DA42-VI’s are equipped with efficient, quiet, clean and reliable 168 hp jet fuel AUSTRO engines AE300, Garmin G1000 NXi with 3-axis Automatic Flight Control System and optional electrically driven air conditioning.
About Diamond Aircraft’s Flight Training Solution
Diamond’s dedication to flight training has shaped its product line of modern fuel-efficient aircraft, each with a specific training application in mind. With its complete line of piston aircraft including a dedicated flight training concept with Single Engine Piston (DA40 NG, DA40 XLT) and Multi Engine Piston (DA42-VI) trainers, along with type-specific flight training simulators and proprietary jet-fuel engines, Diamond Aircraft is the only sole source provider in the flight training market. For more information, please click here.
About Lufthansa Aviation Training / European Flight Academy
Lufthansa Aviation Training GmbH (LAT) is one of the leading companies in the field of flight training with its competence in the training and further education of cockpit and cabin personnel at ten training locations. LAT combines the flight schools of Lufthansa Group under the brand European Flight Academy (EFA). The theoretical part of the flight training takes place in Bremen/DE or Zurich/CH; EFA locations for practical training are in Goodyear/USA, Grenchen/CH, and Rostock-Laage/DE. For more information, please click here.