Compare Diamond Aircraft DA42 VI vs Diamond Aircraft DA62 vs Piper M500

Diamond Aircraft DA42 VI
Diamond Aircraft DA62
Piper M500
ManufacturerDiamond AircraftDiamond AircraftPiper
Aircraft TypeDA42 VIDA62M500
Base Aircraft Price (USD) $869,000 $1,290,000 $2,122,600
Direct Operating Cost$ 211$ 225$ 579
DOC / nm$ 1.11$ 1.18$ 3.11
DOC / nm / Seat$ 0.28$ 0.24$ 0.78
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)190190260
Max Range (nm)127312831000
Useful Load (lbs)129815652300
Total Seats455
Cockpit-22
Standard Cabin Seats-34
Max Cabin Seats-5-
Min Crew--1
Flight Deck (Base Spec)Garmin G1000 NXiGarmin G1000 NXiGarmin G1000 NXi
Flight RulesIFRIFRIFR
CertificationFAA / EASAFAA / EASAFAA / EASA
OEM VerificationUn-VerifiedUn-VerifiedVERIFIED
Weights
MRAMP (lbs)--5134
MTOW (lbs)440750715092
MLW (lbs)440750714850
MZFW (lbs)--4850
BOW (lbs)--3436
BEW (lbs)310935052792
Useful Load (lbs)129815652300
Max Payload (lbs)--1707
Fuel Capacity (lbs)5366051020
Useful Load Max Fuel (lbs)7621004-
Payload Max Fuel (lbs)--559
Dimensions
Wingspan (ft)44.547.843.2
Overall Height (ft)8.29.311.3
Length (ft)28.130.129.6
Cabin Height (ft)--4
Cabin Width (ft)--4.1
Cabin Length (ft)--12.3
Cabin Volume (cu. ft)--165
Baggage Volume Int. (cu. ft)--20
Engine
No. of Engines221
ManufacturerDiamond AircraftDiamond AircraftPiper
ModelAE300AE330PT6A-42A
Horsepower168180500
Flat Rating--ISA + 55
FADECYesYesNo
TBO (hrs)180018003600
Fuel TypeDiesel / Jet FuelDiesel / Jet Fuel-
Fuel DeliveryFuel InjectedFuel Injected-
Fuel Capacity (gal)79.489170
Usable Fuel (gal)76.486-
Avionics
Flight DeckGarmin G1000 NXiGarmin G1000 NXiGarmin G1000 NXi
Flight RulesIFRIFRIFR
Standby InstrumentGyro / AnalogDigitalAspen Avionics EFD1000
AutopilotGarmin GFC 700Garmin GFC 7001 x Garmin GFC 700
PFD112
MFD111
GPS222 x Garmin GIA64W
AHRS112
Flight Director11-
ADC112
Transponder111 x Garmin GTX-335R (ADS-B OUT)
VHF Com222
VHF NAV222
Cabin
Total Seats455
Cockpit-22
Standard Cabin Seats-34
Max Cabin Seats-5-
Min Crew--1
Lavatory--No
Galley / Refreshment--Refreshment Centre
Galley Location--MID
Max Cabin Altitude (ft)--8244
SL Cabin Altitude (ft)--12600
Cabin Pressure (psi)--5.5
Other
Prop ManufacturerMT PropellerMT PropellerHartzell
Prop Description3-Blade Constant3-Blade Constant4-Blade Constant Speed Reverse
Prop Diameter--82.5
Gear TypeRetractable Nose-WheelRetractable Nose-WheelRetractable
Warranty
Pilot Training Credits--1
Airframe (Yrs)--3
Engine (Yrs)--7
Engine (Hrs)--2500
Prop (Yrs)--5
Prop (Hrs)--1500
Avionics (Yrs)--3
Performance
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)190190260
Cruise Speed @ 85% (ktas)-185-
Cruise Speed @ 75% (ktas)176171-
Long Range Cruise (ktas)145142157
Max Speed (Vne)188205-
Stall Speed - Flaps (kias)61--
Max Range (nm)127312831000
Endurance (hrs)11.759.7-
Take-off Roll (ft)114815741650
Take-Off >50ft Obst. (ft)201128972438
Take-Off (5000 / ISA + 10)--2973
Landing Roll (ft)109914471020
Landing >50ft Obst. (ft)189325562110
Max Climb Rate (fpm)133710291600
Service Ceiling (ft)180002000028000
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