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First delivery of Tecnam trainer to the Hellenic Air Force

Tecnam announced today the delivery of the first Tecnam P2002JF aircraft to Hellenic Air Force (HAF).

 

The aircraft was welcomed at the home of Hellenic Air Force Academy at Tatoi/Dekelia (Athens) Air Base by the General Staff of the Hellenic Air Force, in the presence of the Commander of the HAFA Mr John Gkontikoulis.

This is the first of 12 Tecnam P2002JF low wing trainers due to be delivered to the HAF. The order being the result of a thorough and intensive evaluation process.

The delivery flight from Tecnam production facility in Capua, Italy was performed by Tecnam Chief Test Pilot, Massimo de Stefano and Tecnam Global Sales and Marketing Director, Walter Da Costa.

After a stop in Lecce, the flightcontinued over Corfu and Oxia, arriving at HAF base of Tatoi LGTT at 2 pm local time.

The HAF selected the Tecnam P2002 JF as its next-generation screening/primary training aircraft.

In addition to the 12 P2002 JF aircraft ordered, Tecnam will provide a SOFTEK simulator and a computer-based integrated training system with ancillary support services.

The Tecnam P2002JF is a two-seat, single engine, low wing aircraft. Powered by the popular ROTAX 912, and with the latest avionic from GARMIN, it is firmly established as one of world’s most popular single engine aeroplanes and the aircraft of choice by so many Flight Training Organisations and Air Forces.

In 2016 Tecnam delivered 8 P2002JF to Argentina Air Force. This fleet has amassed a total of over 6,000 hours and performed 16,000 landings to date.

Walter De Costa,Tecnam Global Sales & Marketing Director says: “We are very proud that after extensive evaluation the Hellenic Air Force selected Tecnam. With delivery today of the first of 12 P2002JF’s exactly on schedule, we very much look forward to supporting our friends in Greece for many years to come”.

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Polish Medical Air Rescue Orders Fleet Of Tecnam P2008JC MkII’s

Tecnam announced today that the Polish Medical Air Rescue (PMAR) has placed an order for three Tecnam P2008JC Mk II aeroplanes.

PMAR have transferred over 116,000 patients since its inception in 2000, utilising its fleet of 2 aircrafts and 27 helicopters, performing nearly 10,000 flights this year alone.

The introduction of the Tecnam P2008JC MkII will enable PMAR to meet internally its growing training needs as it attracts more pilots to its operation.

The single-engine Tecnam P2008’s versatility and ease of use has established it as both the aircraft of choice for Flight Training Organisations worldwide.

With its carbon-fibre fuselage, metals wings and stabilator, the Tecnam P2008 JC has a vast number of advantages over traditional aircraft. This combination of both composite material and metal has resulted in a more fuel efficient and much quieter aircraft.

The Tecnam P2008JC MkII version features a number of significant enhancements. These include a new avionic suite, including a new design of both the dashboard and glare shield, thereby enabling the introduction of the Garmin’s innovative G3X Touch display with a MD302 attitude instrument and is also available as VFR Night.

Paolo Pascale, Tecnam’s CEO said, “We were delighted to be invited to participate in Polish Medical Air Rescue’s rigorous selection and evaluation process and we are delighted to that we were selected above a number of other competitors. PMAR not only valued the overall benefits the P2008JC MkII affords them as a training aircraft, but particularly appreciated the on-going services and support that Tecnam have firmly established a great reputation for”.

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Hellenic Air Force orders 12 Tecnam P2002 JF training aircraft

Tecnam announced today the signature of the contract with Hellenic Air Force (HAF) for the supply of 12 low wing trainer P2002JF held in Athens last July 5th.

The contract, signed by Walter Da Costa, Tecnam Global Sales and Marketing Director and by the General Staff of the Hellenic Air Force, in the presence of the Minister of National Defense, Mr. Panos Kammenos, the Chief of General Staff Chief of Staff, Vice-Chief Christos Christodoulou, is the result of a tender procedure initiated in June 2016.

The HAF, among several competitors, choose the Tecnam P2002 JF as its screening/primary training aircraft for the 360 Squadron, at Dekhelia Air Base, also home of the air force academy.

In addition to the 12 P2002 JF aircraft ordered, Tecnam will provide a SOFTEK simulator and a computer-based integrated training system with ancillary support services.

The Tecnam P2002JF is a two-seat, single engine, low wing aircraft. Powered by the popular ROTAX 912, and with the latest avionic from GARMIN, it is firmly established as one of world’s most popular single engine aeroplanes and the aircraft of choice by so many Flight Training Organisations and Air Forces.

In 2016 Tecnam delivered 8 P2002JF to Argentina Air Force that have been flying more than 6,000 hours and performed 16,000 landing until today.

Paolo Pascale, TECNAM CEO“We are delighted that yet another Air Force is choosing Tecnam for its training. We are honored by this choice and the Hellenic Air Force’s appreciation of our commitment to the quality of our products and service.”

Walter Da Costa, Tecnam Global Sales and Marketing Director says: “We are so proud that after a tough evaluation, with many honourable competitors, the Hellenic Force choose Tecnam.”

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Thai Aviation choose Tecnam

Tecnam announced today the sale of two P2002JF and one P2006T twin aircraft to Thai Aviation Academy, Thailand.

The decision follows a rigorous selection process with the Thai Aviation Academy team undertaking evaluation flights at Tecnam’s Capua, Italy production and flight test facility.

Thai Aviation Academy is located in Roi Et airport, Thawat Buri district, Thailand. Its origin comes from the founder’s idea, Chalitrat Chandrubeksa and family supporting the continuing growth of the aviation industry. With the family’s long experience in the Air Force for four generations, Thai Aviation Academy is qualified to offer students the best expertise, experience and qualities in compliance with ICAO standards.

The Tecnam P2002JF, two-seat, single engine, low wing aircraft, features superlative performance and flying qualities will allow students to perform first pre solo and basic flight manoeuvres.

The P2006T world’s most reputable twin engine with fully retractable landing gear for complex Flight Training will allow students to complete MEP training in a faster and more efficient manner while academy continues to grow and increase the number of students.

Chanapat Chandrubeksa, President of Thai Aviation Academy, said: “In order to establish a school that successfully mold pilots, that meets ICAO global standards, passion for Aviation is needed  for the community to ultimately flourish. Hence, we trust in Tecnam and we are proud in being the first FTO using Tecnam in Thailand. From both the modern facilities available on campus to the advanced aircraft provided by Tecnam, we believe that the school will skyrock to be one of the top aviation schools in Asia.

Walter Da Costa, Tecnam Global Sales and Marketing Director says: “We are so proud to partner Thai Aviation Academydelivering exceptional flight training standards and be part of the future of Thai Aviation Academy.

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Tecnam announced today that Jersey Aero Club has placed an order for two P2008JC MkII and one P2010 aeroplanes.

The decision follows a rigorous selection process with the Jersey Aero Club team undertaking evaluation flights at Tecnam’s Capua, Italy production and flight test facility.

One of the most impressive, respected and best loved clubs in the British Isles, the Jersey Aero Club was formed in 1950. It is located in the English Channel 100 miles (160km) south of mainland Britain yet only 14 miles from the coast of France and has opted for Tecnam aeroplanes to enable it to extensively upgrade in flight training capabilities.

The Tecnam P Twenty Ten is the first new single engine, high wing, four-seat aircraft from Tecnam that brings together an advanced technology all carbon fibre fuselage with a metal wing and stabilator.

The P Twenty Ten in its standard configuration is powered by the renowned 180 HP Lycoming IO-360 and has a high fuel capacity of 240lt, 63.4 US Gal. The aircraft will be equipped with the G1000 Nxi from Garmin and premium leather interiors, suitable for cross country IFR operations.

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.

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.”

Walter Da Costa, Tecnam Global Sales and Marketing Director says: “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.”

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