Four passengers, including the pilot, soon will be able to travel many hundreds of miles in and out of small airfields at a 220-mph (354-km/h) cruise burning only 10 gallons of fuel per hour – the automotive equivalent of 22 mpg (10.7L/100 km). The aircraft, at a planned price of $360,000, is powered by two liquid-cooled 1.7L 4-cyl. diesel engines. The aircraft will be made by Diamond Aircraft Co., Ont., Canada, with headquarters in Weiner-Neustadt, Austria. The company ...
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