Multi-Engine Land Rating
Multi-Engine Land Rating Requirements
PRIVATE OR COMMERCIAL
YEARS OF AGE
What Will I Learn?
Multi-Engine Aircraft Handling
Stall Prevention and Recovery
GROUND & SIMULATOR TRAINING
Understanding the added complexities of multi-engine aircraft, and the increased workload during emergencies is an important part of training. Use of VFA’s simulators provides an excellent way to practice multi-engine flying, and emergency procedures practice before getting into the real airplane.
After learning basic operating principals in the simulator, the next step is to start flying VFA’s Piper Aztec. The Aztec provides an excellent training platform, combining excellent handling characteristics with powerful 250 horse power engines which provide excellent single engine performance. Flight training will cover the normal and emergency procedures necessary to make you a safe Multi-Engine Pilot.
Your instructor will give you multiple endorsements throughout your training, allowing you to take your Checkride with a Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE).
ORAL & PRACTICAL TEST
After meeting all of the FAA Multi-Engine Land Rating requirements and your instructor has determined you have mastered the maneuvers, and demonstrated the applicable aeronautical knowledge, you will take the Oral Exam and Practical Test with a Designated Pilot Examiner. The Oral Exam and Practical Test will evaluate you on the safe and proper handling of a Multi-Engine aircraft. Upon successful completion, you will be issued your Multi-Engine Land Rating.
How old do I have to be to get my Multi-Engine Land Rating?
You need to be at least 17 years old, and hold a Current Private or Commercial Certificate.
What are the benefits of having a Multi-Engine Land Rating?
With a Multi-Engine Land Rating you are able to safely fly a multi-engine aircraft.
How long will it take to earn my Multi-Engine Land Rating?
Part 61 multi-engine instructor training is “train to proficiency”. The training is very individualized to each individual and where they are at in their training.
What will my Multi-Engine Land training involve?
Learn how to handle the added complexities, normal and emergency procedures of multi-engine aircraft with a combination of simulator and in flight training utilizing VFA’s Piper Aztec.
Once I get my Multi-Engine Land Rating, how do I keep it current?
You must renew your Multi-Engine Land Rating every 24 calendar months.
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