DIAMOND AIRCRAFT CORPORATION
Diamond Aircraft Corporation incorporated 12 January 1992 and established 24,625 m2 (265,000 sq ft) plant at London, Ontario in June 1994, to build DV 20 Katana light aircraft.
An experimental design, the DA 20-B1 (C-GKAT), was completed in June 1996, followed by the DA 20-C1 prototype in February 1997. Series production of the DA 20-C1 is currently under way, augmented from March 2002 onwards by the Diamond DA 40-180 Star (of which an Austrian version is in parallel production by Diamond Aircraft Industries). Workforce stood at 160 in late 2002.