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Diamond DA-50 RG benefits from FAA Certification of Continental CD-300 Jet-A Piston Engine

After numerous years of designing, testing and pursuing certification processes, Continental Aerospace Technologies and Diamond Aircraft were presented with their FAA Validated Type Certificate for the CD-300 Jet-A Piston Engine on Tuesday at EAA AirVenture. Diamond Aircraft executives and dealers were ecstatic at the news as it was critical for the production and rollout of the DA-50 RG. The DA-50 RG, which has been on a 25 city U.S. Tour, is the first aircraft that will benefit from Continental's announcement. The 300hp jet fuel Continental CD-300 is part of the performance package that compliments this new modern luxury aircraft.RELATED STORY: Diamond DA50 RG to embark on coast-to-coast US tour Touting the most spacious cabin in its class with five (5) seats, this high performance aircraft is finished with a luxurious interior, Garmin G1000 NXi, Garmin GFC700 3-axis autopilot and yaw damper, and TKS known ice protection (FIKI) among a long list The Continental CD-300 turbocharged engine is rated with 300 hp TOP / 270 hp MCP. Diamond dealers in the audience marked the event with a champagne toast and rousing cheer. The aircraft will be on display at the Diamond Aircraft booth at AirVenture the remainder of the week. The U.S. Tour of the DA50 continues through October 1st. All about AirVentureHartzell talks new prop offerings, STC approval, Top Prop conversion program at AirVentureFuel deals from over 50 FBOs, airshow schedule - everything you need for AirVentureCirrus Aircraft unveils private pilot training program, Vision Jet upgrades at Airventure 2023The Belly of the Beast - A look inside the NASA Super Guppy at AirVenture 2023Textron shows off refreshed interiors for piston class of aircraftHoneywell reveals KX 200 navigation communication system for next-gen cockpitsCessna Caravan family to receive latest Garmin avionics software upgrade in 2024Beechcraft Denali makes show debut at AirVenture 2023The Vertical Flight Symposium takes off in OshkoshPilot plans world record solo flight to 25 states in 24 hours, landing at AirVentureTextron donates Pipistrel Velis Electro to auction at EAA AirVenture
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