Multi Engine Rating (MER)


Eligibility Criteria

  • Private Pilot License (PPL) Or Commercial Pilot License (CPL)
  • 70 hours as Pilot in Command (PIC)
  • At least Class 2 Medical Certificate

Ground Training

  • 5 hours of theoretical¬† training by¬† a qualified Flight Instructor

Flight Training

  • 11 hours of flight training comprising
    1. Dual flight instruction
    2. Dual flight instruction in engine failures & asymmetric configuration


  • MER rating allows you to pilot aircraft with more than one engine
  • MER rating is valid for 12 months and is renewed with a flight test with a Flight Examiner (FE)

Career Prospects

  • Can act as Pilot- in- Command of a multi- engine aircraft
  • The ability to operate an aircraft with multi-engines will open the professional pilots to host of additional employment opportunities
  • Commercial Multi-Engine Rating is a prerequisite to obtain the Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL)

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