Diamond HK36

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Diamond HK36 Super Dimona
FGAddon
HK36 TTC.jpg
Type Civil utility aircraft, Civil trainer aircraft, Glider tugs
Configuration Low wing aircraft
Propulsion Piston aircraft, Single-engine aircraft
Manufacturer Diamond Aircraft
Author(s) Benedikt Wolf
FDM JSBSim
--aircraft= hk36-ttc
Status Under Developement
Development
 Website The website for the Diamond HK36 Super Dimona developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Diamond HK36 Super Dimona.
Download Download the Diamond HK36 Super Dimona aircraft package for the current stable release (2020.3).
License GPLv2+

The Diamond HK36 is a modern low-wing single-engine piston motorglider. It is often used for towing gliders and recreational cross-country flights. Its - for a motorglider - relatively low glide ratio of about 1:27, comparable to 1960's training gliders like the Schleicher ASK 13, is the reason why it is normally mostly used in powered flight mode, making thermal flights as common with other motorgliders rather seldom.

In FlightGear, the TTC variant, equipped with a turbocharged 115 horsepower Rotax 914 (F4), is simulated.

Flying the DA40

The flight manual is available from Diamond Aircraft and is highly suggested to be read before flight.