Tecnam Launch New Low Cost Aircraft
Tecnam North America today announced that it will be launching the new P92 Echo Classic Light priced at $74,999 through to the end of 2012.
Tecnam, the world’s largest manufacturer of Light Sport Eligible aircraft, has responded to market demand for a no frills, basic, aircraft that will still retain the great flight characteristics of the best selling P92 family of aircraft. The P92 Echo Classic Light will appeal to budget conscious buyers who are looking for a low cost, predominantly metal, factory produced, Light Sport aircraft from a major manufacturer.
Prices start at only $74,999 for a day VFR aircraft that can legally be flown away from Hanover County Airport at this price – no hidden charges or surprises!
The basic specifications are as follows:
Rotax 912UL 80 HP engine which can use standard grades of automotive fuel and is even more economical than the already frugal 100HP Rotax.
All metal construction for structural components
Special light weight seats that are fully adjustable in flight
Steerable nose gear with center handbrake
Single fuel tank holding 11.9 gallons (second tank optional)
All required day VFR instrumentation for flight outside of controlled airspace
MTOW 1102 lbs
Standard useful load 496lbs
424lbs of payload
Max Cruise 103 kts
Endurance 3 hours (single tank)
Standard two year/200 hour manufacturer’s warranty
A limited number of upgrade packages will be available at competitive prices.
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 aircraft 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.