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.