Production of first Tecnam P2012 Traveller for Cape Air underway
2018 Jul 17 By Stefano Mavilio 0 comment

Dan Wolf, Cape Air Founder & CEO and Jim Goddard, Cape Air SVP Fleet & Technical Operations, Paolo Pascale, Tecnam CEO Production of Tecnam P2012 Traveller serial number 3 is now well underway at Tecnam’s Capua production facility. Slated for delivery to launch customer Cape Air in early 2019, key members of its leadership team including Dan Wolf, Founder & CEO and Jim Goddard, SVP Fleet & Technical Operations, recently visited Tecnam to inspect the significant progress made on the first P2012 Travellers to be delivered. The next-generation 11 seat P2012 Traveller has been much anticipated…

ZIL AIR ORDERS TECNAM P2012 ‘Traveller’ AIRCRAFT
2018 Apr 07 By Stefano Mavilio 0 comment

Tecnam announced today that Seychelles based Zil Air has placed an order of a P2012 Traveller aircraft, and are in further talks of extending the purchase to a second aircraft in the following year. Zil Air is the premium provider of aerial limo services in the Seychelles and is renowned for offering its customers the ultimate in luxury and safety. The arrival into service of the next-generation 11 seat P2012 Traveller is much anticipated by many operators, who have been demanding a replacement for the many hundreds of ‘heritage’ aeroplanes in the FAR23/CS23 category currently in service around the world….

TECNAM P2012 TRAVELLER S/N 002 ACHIEVES FIRST FLIGHT MILESTONE
2018 Jan 08 By Stefano Mavilio 0 comment

Tecnam announced the successful first flight of a second P2012 Traveller aircraft occurred on December 22nd. Serial number 002 will be configured as the “Conforming Production Aircraft’ and will be the template for all P2012 customer production aircraft. The arrival into service of the next-generation 11 seat P2012 Traveller is highly anticipated by airlines who have been demanding a replacement for the many hundreds of ‘heritage’ aeroplanes in the FAR23/CS23 category currently in service around the world. P2012 serial number 001 first flew on 21 July 2016. Since the maiden flight, the prototype has accumulated more than 250 flight test…

Tecnam selects TKS Ice Protection System for P2012 Traveller
2017 Nov 06 By Stefano Mavilio 0 comment

Tecnam today announced it has selected CAV Ice Protection to provide the TKS Ice Protection System and support services for the twin-piston Tecnam P2012 Traveller aircraft. CAV Ice Protection thoroughly tested the TKS Ice Protection System in an icing wind tunnel at the latest certification levels for planes flying in known icing conditions. A total of 35 conditions and 83 runs covering all test points were made in one week with successful results. “Tecnam is pleased to partner with CAV Ice Protection to offer operators a tremendously safe system that handles icing conditions in all parts of the world,” said…

Cape Air firms delivery schedule for first 20 of 100 Tecnam P2012 Traveller aircraft
2017 Sep 21 By Stefano Mavilio 0 comment

From left: Mike Migliore – CFO, Jim Goddard – Senior Vice President, Dan Wolf – CEO and Founder CAPE AIR, Paolo Pascale, TECNAM CEO, Amedeo Fogliano, CFO and Walter Da Costa, Global Sales Director Tecnam today announced the conclusion of an agreement with U.S.-based commuter airline Cape Air on delivery schedule for the first 20 of 100 Tecnam P2012 Traveller aircraft. Negotiations were concluded following an extensive review of the configuration, direct and indirect cost analysis of the P2012 by key members of both the Cape Air and Tecnam leadership teams, including Dan Wolf – CEO…

TECNAM P2012 “Traveller” S/N 002 ASSEMBLY COMPLETED
2017 Jul 27 By Stefano Mavilio 0 comment

Tecnam announced today completion of the assembly of second P2012 Traveller aircraft. The arrival into service of the next-generation 11 seat P2012 Traveller is highly anticipated by airlines who have been demanding a replacement for the many hundreds of ‘heritage’ aeroplanes in the FAR23/CS23 category currently in service around the world. P2012 serial number 1 first flew on 21 July 2016. Since the maiden flight, the prototype has accumulated more than 100 flight test hours. P2012 serial number 2 enables the Tecnam Flight Test & Development team to stay on track for both EASA and FAA certification during 2018, which…

Tecnam celebrate Traveller sales success at AERO Friedrichshafen 2017
2017 Apr 11 By Stefano Mavilio 0 comment

The public debut at Aero Friedrichshafen of the 11 seater Tecnam P2012 Traveller and the launch of the Slot Deposit Program immediately resulted in six orders from operators based in Argentina, South Pacific and Russia. In addition to launch customer, US based Cape Air, Tecnam anticipate many of the 40 operators who toured the P2012 will confirm their delivery slots in the very near future. Tecnam’s also unveiled a number of new models, including upgraded versions of the P2002 Sierra, P2006T Twin and P Twenty Ten. Tecnam returned to AERO after a three-year absence and bought together a team of over 80 sales and product…

2017 Apr 05 By Stefano Mavilio 0 comment

Tecnam announced the official launch of the Slot Deposit Program for the P2012 Traveller during its public debut at AERO 2017 in Friedrichshafen today. With a list price of €2,200,000 (subject to Economic Price Adjustment) a deposit of just €100,000 currently affords potential customers delivery positions in 2019 and critically the unique opportunity to freeze the price of the aircraft they order. The twin Lycoming-engined 11-seat P2012 Traveller prototype took centre stage on Tecnam’s stand at the Global Aviation show’s 25th anniversary, interrupting an intensive test flight programme to be present for all three days of AERO ’17. The Tecnam…

2016 Nov 14 By Stefano Mavilio 0 comment

Tecnam today announced at a joint production development meeting held with Cape Air, that both companies had now entered into formal aircraft delivery negotiations. Key members of Cape Air’s leadership team, including Dan Wolf – CEO and Founder, Stan Bernstein – Member, Board of Directors and Jim Goddard – Senior Vice President, Fleet Planning & Acquisitions , visited Tecnam’s Capua, Italy assembly facility, where Dan Wolf was the first non-Tecnam pilot to fly the P2012 Traveller accompanied by Tecnam test pilot, Capt. Lorenzo De Stefano. [blockquote type=”1″ position=”default” author=”said Dan Wolf”]“This aircraft is so easy to fly. With the performance numbers we…