Tecnam announced today that Akagera Aviation, based at Kigali International Airport in Rwanda is establishing Flight Training Organisation with a fleet of four Tecnam aircraft.
In addition to its initial order for three (3) Tecnam P92JS and one four-seater P2010 SEP, Akagera Aviation are also investing one SoftekSim flight flight simulator. The simulator, manufactured by SoftekSim, with Computer Based Training software, will allow students to achieve familiarization on both P92 and P2010.
Paolo Pascale, Tecnam CEO, “We are delighted that Akagera Aviation have chosen to set up their Flight School with Tecnam training aircraft. This reaffirms that our wide range of aircraft offer the right mix for FTO’s worldwide providing excellent flying qualities, reliability and overall low costs”
Patrick Nkulikiyimfura, Akagera Aviation Managing Director highlights the motivation to choose Tecnam: “Aircraft simplicity, performance, safety record, low operating cost, good avionics and fuel options i.e. AVGAS, MOGAS.”
About Akagera Aviation
Akagera Aviation is a private company based at Kigali International Airport in Rwanda. It started its operations in 2008, mainly doing helicopter charter flight operations, aerial photography & surveys, scenic flights and HEMS. In 2013, Akagera Aviation services expanded to flight training and started ab-initio training of helicopter pilots. Akagera Aviation ATO is the only helicopter flying school in East Africa. To meet the growing demand of pilots in Rwanda and Africa at large, Akagera Aviation is working on starting fixed wing pilot training.