Multi-Engine Piston (Land) Rating

Learn how to safely act as pilot-in-command of a multi-engine class rated aircraft.

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The course breakdown:

6 hours of flight instruction
7 hours of theoretical knowledge instruction
1 theoretical knowledge examination

Pre-entry requirements

To start the Multi-Engine Piston (Land) Rating course you must:

  • hold a valid PPL(A) / CPL(A);
  • hold a valid UK issued FROTL;
  • have completed at least 70 hours of flight as pilot-in-command on aeroplanes.

Course content

Introduction to multi-engine
General handling and circuits
Asymmetric principals
Asymmetric circuits
Asymmetric performance and circuit
Weight and balance
Weight and performance
Aircraft systems
Variable pitch propellers & feathering
Principals of multi-engine flight
Minimum control and safety speeds
Effect of engine failure on systems & performance

Validity period

The MEP (Land) Rating is valid for 12 months.

It can be revalidated with an examiner within the 3 months immediately preceding the expiry date of the rating.

We offer in-house examiners should you need to renew or revalidate your MEP (Land) Rating.

Why us?

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Simple online booking
Fair and clear pricing
Friendly, professional service
5 star rated on TripAdvisor

We think differently about flight training.

With membership, you get access to our online members area. It's much more than online booking - you can see your training record, check Gamston's weather, pay for your flight online, and so much more!

Generous time slots and friendly one-to-one instruction in our modern facilities mean that you'll always get the quality time that you need whilst training.

Plus, we don't have any hidden payments. There are no landing fees at Gamston whilst using our well-maintained fleet of aircraft and hot drinks are available at no additional cost.