Aero Diesels: Do You Want One?

  • E-Mail this Article
  • View Printable Article
  • Text size:

    • A
    • A
    • A

The diesel engine has been making steady, if slow, inroads into the world of general aviation, with Diamond leading the way with its DA-42tdi and DA-42 Twin Star, parking the twin in the grounds at Sun 'n Fun. We see lots of interest in these airplanes from European buyers but Diamond is delaying their introduction in the U.S. Market demand has something to do with that but so does the lack of a proper service network for the Thielert diesels found in these models. While we're awaiting further developments, our sister publication, Aviation Consumer, would like to know what you think of aero diesels. Click this link to send the magazine your thoughts. It'll take about three minutes to answer the questions.