Multi Engine Piston Rating (MEP)
The MEP, more commonly known as the twin rating allows you to fly any multi piston powered aircraft and is available on the Beechcraft Duchess.
To start yourMEP course you must have completed a minimum of 70 hours pilot in command. The course trains you to handle the aircraft with symmetric and asymmetric thrust as well as all emergency procedures.
You will need to complete:
6 hours of training in a MEP (Land) aircraft comprising:
i) 2 hours and 30 minutes dual instruction with symmetric thrust
ii) 3 hours and30 minutes dual instruction in engine failure and asymmetric thrust conditions
7 hours theoretical knowledge instruction and a simple written exam
A flight test in a MEP (Land) aircraft.
You will need to send your application to the CAA for the rating issue (CAA fees apply) and you can then rent the twin for touring.
Cost of course: Approximately £2858 plus CAA Fee