Melbourne Flight Training adds 31 Tecnam Aircraft to Support School Growth

Lakeland – Tecnam announced today that US-based Melbourne Flight Training has placed an order for twenty (20) Tecnam P-Mentors, eight (8) P2010 180hp and three (3) P2006Ts. This acquisition will enhance the quality of flight training programs, reduce costs for student customers, and provide a range of training options to meet the needs of the student body. The P2006T was delivered during the Sun ‘n’ Fun in Lakeland. The remaining aircraft will be delivered during 2024.

The Tecnam aircraft line offers a perfect progression of high and low wing ab-initio trainers (P-Mentor & P2010), culminating in the multi-engine P2006T model. Intelligent training with the latest Garmin glass avionics, the latest certifications, low emissions make the Tecnam fleet a concrete solution for the flight schools of the 21st century.

Tecnam Green Fleet.  Based on recent data and industry benchmarks, Italian aircraft manufacturer TECNAM has revealed that flight schools operating TECNAM’s single- and twin-engine fleets can save as much as 10 tones of CO2 emissions for every single student graduated with Commercial Pilot License – a 60% reduction compared to fleets using 100LL fuel on a journey of 155 flight hours, 30h of which on twin.

Derek Fallon, Melbourne Flight Training Founder and President said “Melbourne Flight Training is thrilled to announce our acquisition of a new Tecnam Aircraft training fleet, marking a new chapter in our commitment to providing exceptional flight training experiences. With the addition of these state-of-the-art aircraft, we’re excited to continue empowering our students to soar to new heights with confidence and skill. We are elated to be joining the Tecnam family and look forward to our partnership as we commit to training new professional flight students enrolled in our Career Aviator Pathway program.”

Walter Da Costa, Tecnam’s Chief Sales Officer said “We are very excited about this fantastic partnership with Melbourne Flight Academy. Our fleet solution is unique in the market, ensuring reliability, cost control, smart training and low emissions. Together with Melbourne Flight Academy, we are proud to innovate the flight training paradigm in the USA”.


About Melbourne Flight Training

Melbourne Flight Training is a leading FAA Approved 141 flight training school located in Melbourne, Florida. Founded by Husband & Wife team Derek & Kristina Fallon in 2016, the school provides premier flight instruction to recreational and professional pilot students. Our mission is to provide safe, high-quality flight training that empowers our students to achieve their aviation goals. We offer a variety of flight training programs including an accelerated Career Aviator Pathway (CAP) program, multi engine pilot training, and advanced training up to Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certifications. Melbourne Flight Training operates a fleet of 34 training aircraft, including three new Tecnam P2006T MKII multi engine trainers, operating in a spacious training facility. Melbourne Flight Training has the programs, resources, and expertise you need to achieve your goals.

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