Diamond DA-20 airplane model. The DA-20 Diamond Star is a composite construction four place light single now offered in avgas and jet fuel burning forms.
Diamond Aircraft was formed in 1981 as Hoffmann Flugzeugbau, and following bankruptcy reformed as Hoffmann Aircraft in 1984. The company was renamed HOAC Austria Flugzeugwerk in 1990 and Diamond Aircraft in 1996. The DA-20 is its first FAR/JAR Pt23 certificated aircraft, its earlier products include the H-36 Dimona, HK-36 Super Dimona (Katana Xtreme) and the Rotax 912 and Continental IO-240 powered DV-20/DA-20 Katana two seater. The DA-20 is built in Canada.