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Aircraft Fleet

Iceland Aviation Academy has a fleet of both state-of-the-art Diamond and Tecnam P-2002-JF aircraft, as well as DA42 twin engine and Alsim simulators.

In contrast to many other flight schools that utilize older aircraft, all our planes are fuel-efficient and reliable. This is one of the reasons that Iceland Aviation Academy is able to offer our training programs at a very competitive price.

Just as it is throughout the aviation industry, safety is our number one priority at Iceland Aviation Academy. This has made Diamond aircraft the logical choice when selecting a main manufacturer for our fleet. The body of Diamond aircraft is composed of robust and highly durable composite fibers, ensuring a particularly sturdy design, a fact well known to the manufacturers of larger modern aircraft such as the Boeing 787, mainly constructed from similar fibers. The properties of the material make it possible to create aircraft that are not only exceptionally strong but also more aerodynamic.

DA20 C1 Aircraft


Our smallest aircraft is the Diamond DA20. It is equipped with two seats and a 125 horsepower engine that uses 22 liters/5.8 gallons of fuel per hour, making it the perfect training aircraft. The US Air Force uses these for their pilots’ initial flight training. The aircraft is designed for a superb visual outlook and great performance – ensuring every flight is something to look forward to.

Most of our DA20´s are equipped with Garmin G500 glass cockpit. This allows for a smooth transition onto the DA40 and DA42.

Fleet: 5

DA40 Aircraft

Information: The DA40 has four seats and is equipped with Garmin G1000 glass cockpit, making it perfect for flying under instrument conditions. The instrument layout resembles that used on many modern airliners, consequently making a future transition easier. The engine is made by Thielert and provides 135 horsepower. Furthermore, the engine is controlled by FADEC (Full Authority Digital Engine Control) to maximize performance and economy. You will find exactly the same type of system in a modern jet. These engines use 50% less fuel than similar sized four-seat aircraft and the increasingly important carbon footprint is nothing but a fraction of that of other older aircraft engines. Noise is also minimal in comparison with similar sized aircraft, making it friendly to both the environment and your ears.
Fleet: 4


DA40 Tundra Star

Information: The Diamond DA40 TUNDRA is powered by the very special Austro AE300 jet-fuel piston engine. It starts easily under all conditions, hot and cold alike, sips less than four gph of jet-fuel at loiter speeds, and offers sprightly climbs thanks to turbocharging that maintains full power to 14,000'.
Fleet: 2


DA42 NG New Generation


The DA42 has four seats. The two 167 horsepower engines have a jet fuel consumption of only 23 liters/5.9 gallons per engine per hour at 70% power - close to 40% less fuel per hour than normal flight training aircraft of similar size. The DA42 NG is the only training aircraft in this category certified for flight into known icing conditions. This is a very important factor when training in the Icelandic meteorological environment.

The avionics are very advanced and include a digital autopilot, similar to modern day jet airliners. The SVS (Synthetic Vision System) provides optimum situational awareness and is extremely useful in the mountainous areas of Iceland. A flight from our base in Keflavik to Akureyri in the North takes 1 hour and 10 minutes. The twin engine DA42 can fly on one engine over any mountain or glacier in Iceland. This is considerably higher than similar twin-engine trainers can offer. The engines are very simple to operate; you only need one action on this twin-engine aircraft to shut an engine down and secure it for the continuation of the flight on the remaining one. To start an engine again, you only need two separate actions: Power lever - IDLE, and engine master switch - ON. It's really that simple.

Fleet: 1


Technam P2002-JF Aircraft


The Tecnam P2002 JF is a low wing, two place, single engine airplane equipped with tricycle landing gear. But is not only that. The P2002 JF is the plane for flying with a style, enjoying beauty inside and outside.

  • Max Range: 568NM 22 kts
  • Max Cruise Speed: 226 km/h
  • Seating: Two seats side by side, Day & Night VFR Flight Rule
  • Fuel Consumption::17 l/h, AVGAS and MOGAS Automotive Fuel


DA42 Twin Engine DSIM & ALSIM ALX Simulators


Diamond’s model-specific flight training devices have been developed by pilots, flight instructors and engineers to create training tools that are second to none. They are built of authentic Diamond aircraft parts, with real avionics, high-end visuals and OEM flight dynamic models for fidelity that is simply unsurpassed. Our instructor operating stations are of a caliber that you typically find only on high level full motion airline devices.

Designed both for basic and advanced instrument, navigation and procedural training, they are perfectly suited for instruction, check flights, screening purposes and skill proficiency tests.