The twin Lycoming-engined 11-seat P2012 Traveller prototype will take centre stage on Tecnam’s stand at the Global Aviation show’s 25th anniversary in April this year. The aircraft will interrupt an intensive test flight programme to be present for all three days between April 5th and April 8th.
Tecnam will also be highlighting its broad model range which covers Advanced Ultra-Light, US-LSA, CS-VLA and CS-23 FAR 23 aircraft.
In addition to the P2012 Traveller, Tecnam will be presenting the latest version of the highly successful P2002 Sierra, the MKII,featuring a complete range of re-designed interiors and state of the art avionics.
Over 60 Tecnam Dealers from all over the world will be on hand to support the needs of the many visitors and customers who will be attending AERO ’17.
The Tecnam P2012 prototype is currently engaged in a challenging test flight programme and a number of key tests have already been successfully completed. The aircraft is equipped with latest avionics from Garmin, the new G1000 Nxi and is powered by two 375 HP Lycoming piston engines. TECNAM is very happy with the progress to date and the programme is now well on its way to completing flight certification, scheduled for around the end of 2018.
TECNAM Global Sales & Marketing Director, Walter Da Costa, commented: “The opportunity to present our latest design is very exciting. The P2012 Traveller is the largest aircraft Tecnam has built to date. AERO’17 is also a great opportunity for us to showcase this very versatile aircraft to our many all our friends in the General Aviation community”
AERO ’17 Show Director Roland Bosch commented: “We are very happy to have again one of the world’s top aircraft manufacturers at AERO’17. Our partnership with Tecnam ensures AERO remains on the of the key events in the aerospace calendar.”
AERO takes place between 5th and 8th April 2017 and TECNAM will be displaying in Hall A4, booth 319.