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Night VFR and IFR certification

Post by panhandlepilot »

Hello all,

I'm currently in pre-buy for a 2012 DA40 XLS. Looking at the POH it seems that the aircraft needs to be outfitted with optional design changes 40-064 and 40-067 for night VFR and IFR certification. Where can I find the information if this particular aircraft meets these standards? Any assistance would be of great help.
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Re: Night VFR and IFR certification

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All of the Diamond tech pubs are available on the tech pubs web site.

I think the attached document lists all the publications for the DA40-180.
LOAP_DA40_60501-Ch1-R12_2019-11-05.pdf
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Re: Night VFR and IFR certification

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panhandlepilot wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:55 pm
I'm currently in pre-buy for a 2012 DA40 XLS. Looking at the POH it seems that the aircraft needs to be outfitted with optional design changes 40-064 and 40-067 for night VFR and IFR certification. Where can I find the information if this particular aircraft meets these standards? Any assistance would be of great help.
As I recall, it will be in the logbooks right at the front where the manufacturer does their thing. This said, I am sure your airplane (an XLS), like virtually all DA-40s since certification, are night VFR and IFR certified. The requirements were basically lights and lightning protection, as I recall. Personally, I've never heard of a DA-40 since before 2003 which wasn't certified for day/night VFR and IFR.
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Re: Night VFR and IFR certification

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DA40NG Factory Training Manual - Kinds of Operations Equipment List (KOEL)

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