Diamond DA-40 N263DS

Our Diamond N263DS
  • 2003 Diamond DA 40
  • Type DA40-180
  • Manufacture Code 2990002
  • Serial# 40.263
  • Mode S Code 50505176
  • Club owned since November 2016

Equipment

DA-40 Model - [2003]

What's inside...
  • IFR Certified Garmin GNS530W and Garmin GNS430W GPS with WAAS
  • Bendix/King KAP 140 Two-Axis Autopilot with Altitude Preselect
  • ADS-B In and Out with Flight Stream 210 iPad interconnect
  • ADS-B [GDL88] Traffic and FIS-B Weather
  • Garmin GMA 340 Audio Panel/Intercom
  • 4 place Stereo Intercom with Isolate function
  • Dual Glide slope indicators
  • BK KCS 525 Slaved HSI
  • VM1000 Engine Monitoring System and Fuel Management system
  • Electric pitch trim
  • Garmin GTX 327 Transponder
  • 3-blade Constant Speed Prop
  • Leather Seats
  • Wheel Fairings
  • CO Guardian Aero Panel Mount Co Detector

Engine

  • Single Textron Lycoming IO-360-M1A engine
  • Fuel Injected, Normally Aspirated, Direct Drive, Air-Cooled, Horizontally Opposed, Four Cylinder, 180 HP @ 2700RPM
  • Fuel Burn: 10GPH at 75%

Vspeeds - KIAS

  • Vs0: 49
  • Vs1: 53
  • Vx: 67
  • Vy: 66
  • Va: 108 (at max gross wt)
  • Vfe: 108 (takeoff setting)
  • Vfe: 91 (landing setting)
  • Vno: 129
  • Vne: 178
  • Vclimb: 80
  • Vglide: 60 @ 1874lbs
    • 68 @ 2205lbs
    • 73 @ 2535lbs
  • Vcruise: 120

Maintenance Chart

Flying Cost

Flightstream Connection

Nice explanation of Constant Speed Props

Diamond Antennas – Explained

PowerPoint on use of the Autopilot in Diamond

Landing a DA40 with wind shear at 200 feet

Use of the Electric Tug to Move 3DS