Depending on your previous experience, about a week and 8-12 hrs of flight training will be required to master the multi-engine and be ready to pass a test for a private pilot VFR multi-engine rating. Training for additional ratings will be as required, please ask for details.
It is highly recommended you complete your instrument training before you start the multi engine training.
Like all the other programs, this one is also concluded with a practical Flight test and an oral exam.
You will study the characteristics and aerodynamics of multi-engine aircraft, with special emphasis on engine out flight.
A good portion of your flight training will also cover the procedures concerning engine failures and single engine flight including approach and landing with a simulated engine failure.
Multi Engine in Europe
Your multi-engine rating will entitle you to fly an “N” registered multi-engine airplane with a max. weight of less than 6.500kgs/12,500 lbs anywhere in the world.
For conversion from an US multi-engine rating to one from your home country please contact the Aviation Authorities from your country.
Parachute or second engine?
That’s where Diamond would like to move the debate in selling its Twin Star against the Cirrus SR22. But does the argument stand up? With regard to safety, how does the Twin Star stack up against the BRS-equipped Cirrus SR22?
Can the comparison even be made?
Check out the comparison by The Aviation Consumer