Diamond Aircraft Switches To Lycoming

Following the problems with the Thielert company (legal actions against its owners) Diamond aircraft has now announced that it will speed up its plans to replace the Thielert Centurion diesel engines for its DA42 Twin Star aircraft with Lycoming engines. Diamond has also requested the European Aviation Safety Agency for approval to provide technical support and parts for Thielert engines. Just to be on the safe side. The problems with Thielert are a major blow to the light aircraft industry.

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