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Tecnam and Mechtronix to develop P2006T simulator

Tecnam has announced details of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mechtronix for the development of a Tecnam P2006T Twin Procedure Trainer (FNPT II).

With the Tecnam P2006T Twin firmly established as the first choice for many Flight Training Organisations (FTO’s) around the world, Tecnam are committed to ensuring that FTO’s are also able to offer their customers the most cost effective and the very latest flight simulation technology.

The MOU between Tecnam and Mechtronix establishes a framework for the development and the commercialization of a Tecnam P2006T FNPT II as well as a P2006T conversion kit for existing simulators.  The new training platform will be marketed under P2006T Ascent® Flight Trainer™ and will comprise Garmin 1000 avionic suite and all instrumentation necessary for IR training; it will be designed to comply with JAR FSTD A FNPT II requirements.

“We are intrinsically committed to supporting our FTO customers in as many aspects of their commercial activities as possible’’ said Paolo Pascale, Tecnam’s Managing Director. ‘’We believe our co-operation with Mechtronix will benefit greatly the FTO community as we will providing both a cost effective and complete solution to meet flying schools training requirements with respect to both aircraft and simulators.”

“Working with one of the world’s largest General Aviation aircraft manufacturers is a real honor for all of us at Mechtronix and we look forward to cooperating with Tecnam’s team”, added Mechtronix Senior Director Strategy, Mark Dransfield. “Tecnam and Mechtronix share a common value based on levering cutting-edge technologies and expertise to provide customers with affordable solutions, not just products. Furthermore, existing and future Ascent® operators, considering the acquisition of Tecnam P2006T aircraft will be able to select this flight model from our extensive aircraft library.”

For more information on Tecnam and its affordable range of single and twin engined aeroplanes please visit www.tecnam.com or contact Walter de Costa, Tecnam Sales and Marketing, tel +34 616 481143, w.dacosta@tecnamspain.es.













About TECNAM “Quality Aircraft since 1948”


TECNAM traces its roots back to the activities of the Italian brothers Luigi and Giovanni Pascale, who developed and produced innovative aeroplanes soon after the end of WWII (1948) and have continued ever since to create original models that gained worldwide recognition under the name Partenavia. Established in March 1986, Costruzioni Aeronautiche TECNAM now operates in two production facilities. The Casoria facility is located adjacent to Naples Capodichino Airport. The Capua facility is located adjacent to the “Oreste Salmone” Airport.


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About Mechtronix Systems Inc.


Mechtronix Systems Inc. (Mechtronix Systems), an MWC company, specializes in the design and manufacturing of Flight Simulation Training Devices for general, business and commercial aviation. Fuelled by 20+ years of passion and dedication, we are a top leader on the global flight simulation and training market with a presence in America, Europe and Asia. Based in Montreal, Mechtronix Systems offers a full range of products from full flight simulators to flight training devices, setting new industry standards for higher fidelity, reliability, cost efficiency and safety. To support our worldwide customers that include major airlines, training centers and training organizations, we have technical support centers strategically located around the globe.


For more information, please visit www.mwc.mechtronix.com or contact Adeline Gautier, Marketing Director, Tel.: +1 (514) 342-0800, agautier@mwc.mechtronix.com