G-ZOOG Tecnam P.2006 T

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G-ZOOG Tecnam P.2006 T at Andrewsfield on 26th June 2011 http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5034/5870125148_54995a7e0a_b.jpg G-ZOOG Tecnam P.2006 T by simonfb100, on Flickr http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5301/5870126422_6b7975bfd0_b.jpg G-ZOOG Tecnam P.2006 T by simonfb100, on Flickr http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3266/5870124470_254b0d1e4a_b.jpg G-ZOOG Tecnam P.2006 T by simonfb100, on Flickr Thanks for looking Si,
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That tail looks familiar! New candidate for LCY?
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...........or London Stapleford Tawney?
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Didn't Aeros buy this airframe?

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G-ZOOG is the Tecnam UK demonstrator and is operated by the associated Airways Flying Club for MEP ratings/diffrences training, IR renewals, private hire (as it was today at Andrewsfield). G-TEKK belongs to Aeros at Gloucester - the first of their P2006Ts and is working hard doing CPL/IR stuff as well as MEP ratings and private hire. There are two other P2006Ts in the UK now as well: G-XVAX and G-TECT. Incidentally, tail colours on ZOOG are the historic Chatham Dockyard colours and not a registered trade mark of any airline... AFC are no longer part of BA, but the colours look good and also adorn Tecnam UK's P2002-JF, G-TECI as well as the PA28s of AFC..
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That looks like a very nice type :)

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It's a great machine - 135 KIAS on 38 LPH total fuel burn - and it isn't scared of 500m grass strips. Long live the mighty Rotax...! And, yes, it climbs well on one engine (either engine).... :)
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Sounds great, aerofurb!
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They are loosely related iirc?
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I just read it is two hundred to hire per hour solo. Is that correct?

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Some answers... G-ZOOG is £200 hr + vat solo, £235 dual with Airways Flying Club. That's all in - no fuel surcharge or home landing fees at Wycombe Air Park. Bit of a bargain for a new, glass cockpit (Garmin G950) IFR retractable twin. The design is very similar to the P68 - same designer, Professor Luigi Pascale. Tecnam is run by his nephew Paolo, although the Professor is still there every day. It isn't really a 'remodel' of the P68. That was a 6 seater (4 in the P2006T) and powered by two 200hp Lycomings. The P2006T works because of the Rotax 912S motors - and an added bonus is that the aircraft is EASA certified to run either Avgas or Mogas with up to 10% Ethanol. In reality it'll do everything an SR20 does (same real world cruise speed, plus a bit better load carrying, better fuel burn with the Tecnam) - as well as operating of grass with no prop clearance worries.... ;)
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I still instruct for Aeros and we do have the said Tecnam (G-TEKK), I am not sure how much it is to hire out though but there is a saving if you do the CPL/IR on that as opposed to the Seneca. The fuel burn figures are excellent.
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If you google it, their press release last year said something like £200 hire, £235 for MEIR training. Which is far less than I paid p/h on another taxless-fuel efficient aeroplane (DA42)