Multi-Engine Piston (MEP) Rating
The Multi-Engine Piston Rating (MEP) allows you to fly twin-engined aircraft that provide the additional safety of having two engines instead of just one! If you intend to take up a professional flying career, the MEP Rating is an essential step!
The course consists of 7-hours of ground school lessons, a multiple-choice format exam, and 6 hours in our Diamond DA42, Tecnam P2006T or Piper PA34 Seneca II followed by the MEP Skills Test with an examiner. Of the 6 hours in the aircraft, you will spend 3.5 hours learning how to control safely the aircraft in the event of an engine failure.
Before starting the course, you must have a minimum 70-hours pilot-in-command (PIC) in light aircraft. The MEP course typically takes approximately 1 week to complete. If you are planning to do the Multi-Engine Instrument Rating (IR) we recommend that you complete this training immediately before commencing the IR course. The MEP skills test, however, may be completed towards the end of the IR course after you have gained more experience flying multi-engine aircraft.