Name since March 1996, but originated as Hoffmann Flugzeugbau-Friesach GesmbH in 1981, thereafter being known as HOAC-Austria, Flugzeugwerk Wiener Neustadt Gesellschaft mbH after the 1989 management buyout. Diamond Aircraft Industries Canada is a division (q.v.). Produces the HK 36 Super Dimona motorglider in four versions, but has stopped production of the DV 20 Katana two-seat lightplane in Austria (first flown March 1991 as the HOAC LF 2000, becoming LF2 before DV 20), which is now produced in Canada as the DA 20 Katana. Latest aircraft is the four-seat DA 40 Katana (first flown 1998).

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