Twin Star | Features

A high-level comparison of some features between 9ES and 8US:

FIKI (Flight into known icing) with TKS
SVT (Synthetic Vision Technology)
ADS-B In (on MFD* and via Bluetooth**)
SiriusXM NEXRAD WX + XM Radio
IFR Charts (FAA | US & Canada) on MFD
Flight ID customizable for Public Benefit Flying
Sheepskin seat covers ***
USB Chargers (front seats only, in lower side panels)
Sun visors
Electric pedal adjustment
Auxiliary Fuel Tanks for 50% more range on long XC flights ****
– * Traffic (TIS-B)
– ** TIS-B, FIS-B and AHRS
– *** 9ES: Front seats only
**** Advanced feature – keys only available upon request during aircraft checkout. Demonstrated familiarity with fuel transfer process, impact on W&B and inflight fuel imbalance restrictions required!

To see more a more detailed overview of equipment and modifications from AFM (POH) perspective click here.
For a deep dive into the DA42 it is recommended to take a look at the AAM (MX Manual).