Jersey Aero Club has placed an order for two P2008JC MkII and one P2010 Tecnam trainers.
Chris Brook, Jersey Aero Club, said: “We are excited to move to the next chapter of Jersey Aero Club with Tecnam as our partner. The choice of Tecnam was due to their whole life cost, unique construction, safety record and advanced avionics giving the organisation the ideal platform to provide flight training in The Channel Islands as well as the wider area.”
The Tecnam P2010 is the first single engine, high wing, four-seat aircraft from the company and, in its standard configuration, is powered by a 180 HP Lycoming IO-360 which has a high fuel capacity of 240lt, (63 US Gal).
Built with a carbon fibre fuselage, Jersey Aero Club’s new aircraft will be equipped with a Garmin G1000 and premium leather interior.
The Tecnam P2008JC MkII with will include VFR Night package and Premium interior with the standard Garmin’s innovative G3X Touch display with a MD302 attitude instrument and two radios.
Walter Da Costa, Tecnam Global Sales and Marketing Director added: “We are very proud to have met all of Jersey Aero Club’s requirements for delivering exceptional flight training standards in such a special location.”
The decision follows a selection process with the Jersey Aero Club team undertaking evaluation flights at Tecnam’s Capua, Italy production and flight test facility.