Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Diamond dealer Premiere Aircraft Sales now offers the Diamond DA40 XLS Premiere Edition aircraft as seen at the AOPA Aviation Summit static display in Tampa, Fla., this week.
There are two versions of the Premier Edition offered. Package one, priced at $13,795 and taking about one week to install, includes: The Premier PowerPlus standby alternator system, a Lopresti Boom Beam for enhanced nighttime visibility, a Hartzell composite propeller for improved cruise performance, a luxury leather interior, exterior striping, and other improvements.
Package two includes all the features of package one plus Premier’s exclusive CabinCool vapor cycle air conditioning system. Package two is priced at $40,800 and takes about two weeks to install.
“There is a long aviation tradition of enhancements being offered by aftermarket suppliers for specific markets and applications,” said Peter Maurer, president of Diamond Aircraft. “The DA40 XLS is a best-seller and features a long list of factory installed features and options. We welcome Premier’s initiative in offering even more opportunity for our customers to create a truly exclusive and personal airplane.”