First flight DA50-JP7 ( Austria) with the turboshaft engine AI- 450S .
The DA50-JP7 aircraft manufactured by Diamond Aircraft powered by the AI-450S turboprop engine (rated at 465 hp) made its first flight in 19 January 2015 in Wiener Neustadt, Austria
European partners plan to sell at least 50 aircrafts per year. The countries of Eastern Europe, Africa and China will be the main markets of new aircraft.
The AI-450S engine has a modern electronic control system, and the maximum flight altitude can reach 7000 meters above the sea level, and the speed about 400 km/h at the cruising altitude of 2500-3500 m.