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July 2008 edition

Diamond selects preferred landing gear supplier for series production of D-JET

Diamond Aircraft has chosen Mecaer America Inc. to provide the landing gear system for the series production of the D-JET personal jet. Its work will include design, certification testing, manufacturing and after- sales support of the nose and main landing gear.

Peter Maurer, president of Diamond Aircraft, said: "The D-JET is specifically designed for easy transition from high performance singles, twins and turboprops and extends the comfort, speed and confidence of jet travel to more people in an affordable aircraft. Mecaer's trailing link landing gear system supports our simple systems design goal by providing all-electric, lightweight, reliable systems for our D-JET customers."

The first D-JET planned to be equipped with Mecaer landing gear is scheduled for completion this Autumn. Mea....

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