Tecnam Twin certified by FAA
The P2006T Tecnam Twin has received FAA certification for VFR and analog IFR operations. The aircraft is certified for glass-panel IFR operations in Europe, something expected to be completed by the FAA later this year. (See "Tecnam’s Twin," April 2010 AOPA Pilot for more information and specifications.)
Overseas flight schools use the P2006T and other Tecnam models for all ranges of instruction including military and commercial airline applications.
A demo P2006T has toured the United States. Prospective customers are looking at the aircraft as a personal aircraft, for surveillance work, and for Part 135 operations.
Established in March 1986, Costruzioni Aeronautiche Tecnam now operates in three plants. The Casoria facility is located adjacent to the Napoli Capodichino Airport. The Capua facility is located adjacent to the Oreste Salmone Airport. The Tecnam Spain facility is located in Villanueva del Gallego, Zaragoza.
April 15, 2010