The Multi-Engine Piston – MEP rating extends the privileges of a Private Pilot License or Commercial Pilot License and allows a pilot to fly an aircraft with more than one engine. Once the Multi-Engine Piston training is complete, the pilot will get his MEP qualification added to his PPL or his CPL.
FNA offers MEP(L) training on a Piper Seneca 2, which is considered the most popular multi-engine piston engine airplane in the world.
Course Entry Requirements-
- To be at least a PPL(A) holder
- To be at least a Class 2 Medical holder
- To be proficient in the English language
- To have sufficient flight experience (70 hours PIC)
MEP(L) training consists of two parts-theoretical and practical.
In order to start the practical course the student pilot must complete the theoretical course first, which comprises 7 hours delivered at FNA School.
The practical part comprises 6 hours of flight with an instructor during which the following tasks will be practiced: Emergencies, elements of asymmetric thrust at low speeds on a single working engine, simulated failures of the certain plane’s systems, landings with a single working engine, etc.
During the training the student pilot has a chance to practice all procedures in a simulator before moving on to the aircraft.
The package includes 6 hours of flight, 7 hours of theoretical lectures and 3 hours of simulator training