This website uses cookies
More information
Business Air News
Business Air News
The monthly news publication for aviation professionals.
See more information from the Business Air News Handbook...

Diamond Aircraft Industries
Aircraft

Diamond Twin Star

BAN's World Gazetteer

Austria
The monthly news publication for aviation professionals.

Request your printed copy

Read our latest feature:   Show issue: MEBAA
Diamond DA-42 patrols the London skies
A Diamond DA42 MPP Guardian has been conducting vital surveillance missions throughout the 2012 London Olympic games, acting as a fixed wing remote sensing platform.

A Diamond DA42 MPP Guardian has been conducting vital surveillance missions throughout the 2012 London Olympic games, acting as a fixed wing remote sensing platform.

Equipped with a FLIR Systems electro-optical infrared camera, secure data links and specialist communications, the Diamond aircraft is able to stay airborne non-stop for more than eight hours per mission.

The aircraft type has already been used several times for the same purpose during the Austrian Donauinselfest, an outdoor music festival which takes place every year in Vienna.

Other News
 
Italian academy augments Diamond training fleet
November 11, 2022
Operating aircraft from the same manufacturer means minimised instructor standardisation, rapid student transition and reduced parts inventories. The academy now has three DA42-VIs and an Alsim AL42 sim.
Second GeoStar brings multi-sensor capability to Flycom ops
October 24, 2022
Flycom's latest DA42 MPP GeoStar is configured to carry various Riegl Lidar sensors as well as medium format camera payloads. The aircraft will be deployed for a nation-wide Lidar survey in Croatia.
QinetiQ receives second DA62 MPP
October 18, 2022
The special mission aircraft will support delivery of training and reconnaissance missions. It allows a longer time over target, enabling trainees to achieve goals in one mission and stay longer in the area of interest.