Multi-Engine Piston Rating

Multi-Engine Piston (L) Rating


The aim of the course is to give pilots under training the experience, the competence in flying and the theoretical knowledge demanded by the ground and flight tests described in the PART-FCL, for the issue of the Multi-Engine Piston (MEP) Class Rating for Single Pilot Aeroplanes and exercise safely the privileges of the MEP Class Rating.


A current and valid PPL(A) or CPL(A) issued in accordance with ICAO Annex 1  

An applicant for a first class or type rating on a single-pilot multi-engine aeroplane shall have English language competency at least Level 4.  

An applicant for MEP(A) shall be at least 17 years of age.  

An applicant for MEP(A) shall be at least a Class 2 medical certificate holder.  

Completed at least 70 hours as PIC on aeroplanes.

The MEP (A) theoretical knowledge course of 7 hours of instruction and is delivered in the classroom or via e-learning system and a minimum of 1 hour instructor-led training.  

The applicant for a class or type rating shall pass a theoretical knowledge examination to demonstrate the level of theoretical knowledge required for the safe operation of the applicable aircraft class or type.  

The theoretical knowledge examination shall be written with multiple-choice questions.


Aeroplane Structure and Equipment, Normal Operation of Systems and Malfunctions


Performance, Flight Planning and Monitoring

Load and Balance and Servicing

Emergency Procedures

Flight Management Systems

The flight training course for a single-pilot multi-engine class shall include at least 2 hours and 30 minutes of dual flight instruction under normal conditions of multi-engine aeroplane operations, and not less than 3 hours 30 minutes of dual flight instruction in engine failure procedures and asymmetric flight techniques.

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