N830BS is Crosswinds Aviation’s Diamond PTK based DA40 Diamond Star.

The Diamond DA40 Diamond Star is a great aircraft for instrument training as well as pilots looking to gain experience in a faster aircraft with a constant speed propeller.

General Aircraft Information
Engine and Prop Specs
Avionics
Fuel & Oil
Weights & Capacities
Aircraft Speeds
Performance
Aircraft Documentation
General Aircraft Information
Make Diamond
Model DA40 Diamond Star
Year 2004
Category Utility / Normal
Span / Length / Height 39 ft. 2 in. / 26 ft. 3 in. / 6 ft. 6 in.
Permitted Operations Day and Night VFR and IFR
Panel Garmin G1000
Engine Lycoming IO-360-M1A (180hp @ 2700 RPM)
Propeller Type Constant Speed
Gear Configuration Fixed Tricycle w/ Castering Nosewheel
Body Construction Composite
ADS-B N/A
Engine and Prop Specs
Model Lycoming IO-360-M1A
No. Cylinders 4
Displacement 361 cu. in.
Output Max: 180hp @ 2700 RPM
Max Continuous: 160hp @ 2400 RPM
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection
Propeller Type Constant Speed
Propeller Manufacturer Hartzell
Avionics
PFD / MFD Garmin G1000
GPS Garmin GIA 63
Transponder Garmin GTX 33
Audio Panel Garmin GMA 1347
COM 1 Garmin GIA 63
NAV 1 Garmin GIA 63
COM 2 Garmin GIA 63
NAV 2 Garmin GIA 63
Autopilot Bendix King KAP 140
Fuel & Oil
Total Fuel Capacity 41.2 Gallons
Usable Fuel Capacity 40 Gallons
Fuel Type 100LL
Oil Quantity 8 Qts.
Weights & Capacities
Max Ramp Weights Normal: 2544 lbs.
Utility: 2170 lbs.
Max Takeoff Weights Normal: 2535 lbs.
Utility: 2161 lbs.
Max Landing Weight 2407 lbs.
Aircraft Specific Basic Empty Weight & Arm 1735.0 lbs. @ 96.46 in.
Max Useful Load Normal: 800.0 lbs.
Utility: 426.0 lbs.
Useful Load w/ Full Usable Fuel Normal: 560.0 lbs.
Utility: 186.0 lbs.
Baggage Capacities Forward Compartment: 100 lbs.
Aft Compartment: 40 lbs.
*Max Forward + Aft is 100 lbs*
Aircraft Speeds
Climb Speeds
Cruise Climb 1874 lbs.: 60 KIAS
2205 lbs.: 68 KIAS
2535 lbs.: 73 KIAS
Best Rate Climb – Flaps T/O (VY) 1874 lbs.: 54 KIAS
2205 lbs.: 60 KIAS
2535 lbs.: 66 KIAS
Best Angle Climb – Flaps Cruise (VX) *Numbers not given, but implied to be same as VY*
Landing Speeds
Normal Landing – Flaps LDG 1874 lbs.: 58 KIAS
2205 lbs.: 63 KIAS
2535 lbs.: 71 KIAS
Go Around Climb – Flaps T/O 1874 lbs.: 54 KIAS
2205 lbs.: 60 KIAS
2535 lbs.: 66 KIAS
Max Demonstrated Crosswind Component 20 KTS
Airspeed Limitations
Never Exceed Speed (VNE) 178 KIAS
Max Structural Cruising Speed (VNO) 129 KIAS
Maneuvering Speeds (VA) 1720 lbs. – 2284 lbs.: 94 KIAS
2284 lbs. – 2535 lbs.: 111 KIAS
Max Flap Extended Speed – Takeoff (VFE) 108 KIAS
Max Flap Extended Speed – Landing (VFE) 91 KIAS
Clean Stall Speeds (VS) 2161 lbs.: 47 KIAS
2535 lbs.: 52 KIAS
Landing Stall Speeds (VS0) 2161 lbs.: 42 KIAS
2535 lbs.: 49 KIAS
Performance
Glide Ratio (Windmilling Propeller) 8.8:1 (1.45 NM / 1000 ft.)
1874 lbs.: 60 KIAS
2205 lbs.: 68 KIAS
2535 lbs.: 73 KIAS
Glide Ratio (Stationary Propeller) 10.3:1 (1.7 NM / 1000 ft.)
Note: May not be attainable w/ safe airspeed
Max Demonstrated Crosswind Component 20 KTS
Max Cruise Speed / Fuel Burn 137 KTAS / 11 gph (6,000 ft. Density Altitude @ 75% Power)
Max Cruising Altitude 14,000 ft. (16,400 ft. demonstrated w/ supplemental O2)
Sea Level Climb (Cruise) @ Max T/O Weight & Std. Temp. 780 fpm (Flaps Cruise @ 76 KIAS)
Sea Level Climb (Takeoff) @ Max T/O Weight & Std. Temp. 980 fpm (Flaps T/O @ 67 KIAS)
Wing Loading 18.16 lbs./sq. ft. (Max T/O Weight)
Power Loading (Max Power) 14.7 lbs./hp (Max T/O Weight)
Aircraft Documentation

Airplane Flight Manual (please consult the AFM for the specific aircraft for official information).

Checklist

Photo of the latest Weight & Balance

Interactive Weight & Balance Spreadsheet

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