MEP - Multi Engine Piston

 

The Multi Engine Piston rating extends the privileges of a Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL) or Commercial Pilot’s Licence (CPL) and allows you to pilot aircraft with more than one engine. One of the main take-aways of the training is to understand the differences between a single engine piston and a multi-engine piston.

Course entry requirements

Privileges

The privileges of the MEP is that it allows you to pilot aircraft with more than one engine.

The Multi-Engine Piston rating is valid for 12 months and is renewed with a flight test with a Flight Examiner (FE).

Ground training

Theoretical training is done in 15 hours with a qualified Flight Instructor.

Cessna 210 cockpit

Flight training 

Total flight training is 11 hours and consists of:

  • Dual flight instruction
  • Dual flight instruction in engine failures and asymmetric configuration

Section 1 Departure

  • Pre-flight including - documentation, weather brief, mass and balance calculation
  • Pre-start - external and internal checks
  • Starting engines - normal & malfunctions
  • Taxiing
  • Pre-departure check - including engine run-ups
  • Take-off - normal and crosswind with Flight Manual flap settings
  • Climbing (best angle/best rate) - turns onto headings, level off
  • ATC liaison-compliance, radio procedures, airmanship

Section 2 Airwork

  • Steep turns (360º left and right - 45º AOB)
  • Full clean stall and standard recovery
  • Approach to the stall with 10º-30º AOB approach configuration/power
  • Handling using autopilot/flight director
  • ATC liaison-compliance, radio procedures, airmanship

Section 3 Arrivals and Landing Procedures

  • Aerodrome arrival procedures
  • Normal and flapless landing
  • Go-around from minimum height
  • ATC liaison-compliance, radio procedures, airmanship

Section 4 Abnormal and Emergency Procedures

  • ATC liaison-compliance, radio procedures, airmanship

Section 5 Simulated Asymmetric Flight

  • Simulated engine failure during take-off (at a safe height)
  • Asymmetric approach and go-around
  • Asymmetric approach and full-stop landing
  • ATC liaison-compliance, radio procedures, airmanship

Examination – Practical

The practical skill exam is performed in flight with the authorized CAA examiner.

The applicant must demonstrate the ability to:

  • operate the airplane within its limitations
  • complete course specific maneuvers as smooth and as accurate as required
  • exercise good judgment and airmanship
  • apply aeronautical knowledge
  • maintain control of the airplane at all times.

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If you would like to get more details and find a tailor-made solution for your query please fill in the form below or give us a call. Specially allocated Flight Training Consultant will guide you throughout all the process and answer the questions you might have.

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You can also request information regarding your flight training by phone:

Czech Republic: +420 228 882 444
Miami, FL, USA: +1(305)255-8753
Los Angeles, CA, USA: +1(951)272-3942

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EASA MEP(A) training fees

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DescriptionAmountUnit price EURTotal EUR
Aircraft Piper Seminole113273 593
Flight Instructor1138418
Ground training1570570
Total EUR4 581

The price is without VAT (+ 21 %).

Training fees are covering the following items and services:

  • Instructor time for ground school & practical training
  • Plane rental, including fuel

*All training fees are bound to the actual exchange rates of the local currency of the Flying Academy base where the training or a part of the training is provided. 

Duration

The training for MEP can be obtained within 2 weeks, depending on the trainees time availability for both theoretical and practical training.

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