Diamond Aircraft DA20 / DV20 Katana


Diamon DV20 Katana © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Diamond DA20 / DV20 Katana is a single-engine two-seat light trainer aircraft produced by the Austrian manufacturer Diamond Aircraft Industries (earlier HOAC-Austria Flugzeugwerke) and it's Canadian subsidiary.
The DA20 is a development of the Diamond HK36 Super Dimona motor glider.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelContinental IO-240-B3B
Engine Power93 kW125 hp
Speed304 km/h164 kts
  189 mph
Service Ceiling3.999 m13.120 ft
Range1.013 km547 NM
629 mi.
Empty Weight529 kg1.166 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight750 kg1.653 lbs
Wing Span10,87 m35 ft 8 in
Wing Area11,6 m²125 ft²
Length7,16 m23 ft 6 in
Height2,18 m7 ft 2 in
First Flight1994
Production Statusin production
Data for (Version)Diamond DA20-C1 Eclipse
VariantsDV20, DA20-A1, DA20-C1

[Photo-ID: 1841] © Karsten Palt 2009-04-03
Diamond DA20-C1, Öst-Flyg, SE-LUT, c/n C0527,© Karsten Palt, 2009Diamond
Reg.: SE-LUT
c/n: C0527
AERO Friedrichshafen 2009 [Friedrichshafen (EDNY / FDH)]
[Photo-ID: 7710] © Karsten Palt 2013-08-10
Diamond DA20A-1 Katana, Flug Service Bautzen, D-EPDB, c/n 10166,© Karsten Palt, 2013Diamond
DA20A-1 Katana
Flug Service Bautzen
Reg.: D-EPDB
c/n: 10166
Flugtage Bautzen 2013 [Bautzen (EDAB)]
[Photo-ID: 244] © Karsten Palt 2007-04-13
Diamond DA20A-1 Katana, Motorfluggruppe WHV-Friesland, D-EVLS, c/n 10244,© Karsten Palt, 2007Diamond
DA20A-1 Katana
Motorfluggruppe WHV-Friesland
Reg.: D-EVLS
c/n: 10244
[Wilhelmshaven-Mariensiel (EDWI / WVN)]