FAA MEP – Multi Engine Piston

The Multi Engine Piston rating extends the privileges of a Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) and allows you to fly aircraft with more than one engine. One of the main goals of the training is to be able to fly and handle the multi-engine piston aircraft.

Course entry requirements

  • At least Class 2 medical certificate
  • 250 total time for CPL/ME


MEP qualification allows you to fly aircraft with more than one engine.

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Ground training

Theoretical training can be done in 5 hours with a qualified CFI. 

Flight training

Total flight training is 10 hours and consists of:

  • Dual flight instruction
  • Dual flight instruction in engine failures and asymmetric configuration

Section 1 Departure

  • Pre-flight including – documentation, weather brief, mass and balance calculation
  • Pre-start – external and internal checks
  • Starting engines – normal & malfunctions
  • Taxiing
  • Pre-departure check – including engine run-ups
  • Take-off – normal and crosswind with Flight Manual flap settings
  • Climbing (best angle/best rate) – turns onto headings, level off
  • ATC liaison-compliance, radio procedures, airmanship

Section 2 Airwork

  • Steep turns (360º left and right – 45º AOB)
  • Full clean stall and standard recovery
  • Approach to the stall with 10º-30º AOB approach configuration/power
  • Handling using autopilot/flight director
  • ATC liaison-compliance, radio procedures, airmanship

Section 3 Arrivals and Landing Procedures

  • Aerodrome arrival procedures
  • Normal and flapless landing
  • Go-around from minimum height
  • ATC liaison-compliance, radio procedures, airmanship

Section 4 Abnormal and Emergency Procedures

  • ATC liaison-compliance, radio procedures, airmanship

Section 5 Simulated Asymmetric Flight

  • Simulated engine failure during take-off (at a safe height)
  • Asymmetric approach and go-around
  • Asymmetric approach and full-stop landing
  • ATC liaison-compliance, radio procedures, airmanship

Examination – Theoretical/Practical

The practical skill exam is performed in flight with the authorized FAA examiner and can be taken after successful completion of the theoratical portion.

The applicant must demonstrate the ability to:

  • operate the airplane within its limitations
  • complete course specific maneuvers as smooth and as accurate as possible
  • exercise good judgment and airmanship
  • apply aeronautical knowledge
  • maintain control of the airplane at all times.

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Fee CPL-ME(A) 141

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DescriptionAmountUnit price USDTotal USD
Aircraft Piper Seminole PA-44-180T102652 650
Flight Instructor1049490
Ground Training (5 hours)1245245
Total USD3 385

No taxes are applied for pilot training in Florida.  

The FAA CPL-ME(A) 141 program fee covers the following items and services:

  • Flight Instructor time for ground school & practical training 
  • Airplane usage, including fuel. We don’t apply any fuel surchage! 
  • Subsidized iPad mini 4G + WiFi for $249
  • Bonus – account for Rocket Route flight planning services – valued $300/year

*All training fees are bound to the actual exchange rates of the local currency of the Flying Academy base where the training or a part of the training is provided.


The CPL-ME(A) can be obtained in as little as two weeks depending on the trainees time availability for both theoretical and practical training.

International students

Flying Academy is able to provide the needed documentation for non US citizens to be able to enrol in flight training courses in the USA.

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