This rating allows a person to transition from single engine aircraft to twin engine aircraft which can be quite challenging. This training allows a person a certain insight into airline and multi-crew conditions.
The Commercial Pilots Licence will allow a person to have a flying career in aviation. It will enable them to act as a pilot in multi engine and multi pilot aircraft for airline commercial transport. The course comprises 25 hours flight training and a minimum of 20 hours theoretical tuition.
The flight training is conducted on a Multi-Engine Piper Seneca PA-34 or Diamond DA-42 and an FNPT II simulator.
The 6 hours flying requirement are met as follows:
5 hours on FNPT 11T
5 hours on the PA34
1 hour in the FNPT II
As per EASA regulation the training course includes 7 hours of theoretical knowledge training and a theory exam.
Normally this course is conducted with either the CPL or Instrument Rating and will involve a combined flight test. If the MEP Rating is conducted as a standalone course, then an MEP rating skills test will be required.
To commence an MEP (A) modular course, an applicant shall be in possession of an EASA PPL (A) or an EASA CPL (A).
For a first class rating on a single pilot multi-engine aeroplane shall have completed at least 70 hours as pilot-in-command of aeroplanes.
Have demonstrated the ability to use the English language, ICAO level 4 or higher.
Hold a valid EASA Class 1 or 2 medical certificate.