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DIAMOND DA 42NG Price and Operating Costs


The DIAMOND DA 42NG, production in 2010 – to present, requires a one man crew and can be configured in 3 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 18,000′, a optimal cruise speed of 171 knots/197 MPH, and a 221 NM/255 SM seats-full range. The DIAMOND DA 42NG has a 2,345′ runway length (or runway plus clearway and/or stopway) and 2,718′ actual landing distance required. Cabin specifications: 04’01” cabin high, 03’09” cabin wide, and 08’05” cabin long. Maximum luggage capacity of 15.00 ft^3; 15.00 ft^3 being internal and N/A ft^3 being external.


Average price for used aircraft DIAMOND DA 42NG is $495,000.00. A $247,500.00 loan over 10 years including $1031.25 per month in interest equates to a $12,410.57 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $5.00 per-gallon, the DIAMOND DA 42NG has total variable costs of $94,500.00, total fixed costs of $73,370.00, and hypothetical summary cost of $167,870.00. How much does it cost to fly: $373.04 per hour.

Maximal total range:
221 NM / 255 SM
Cruise speed:
171 knots / 197 MPH
Average price:
Number of passengers:
3 people


Flying 450 Hours per Year
Owner-operated hours 450
Charter-operated hours
Fuel Cost per-gallon $5.00
Fixed operation and maintenance cost $73,370.00
Variable operation and maintenance cost $94,500.00
How much does a helicopter cost per year $167,870.00
Cost per hour $373.04

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