I once did a flight test and subsequent article about the Tecnam (low-wing, group A). I found it to be a delight to fly and very well equipped, having a well-placed ground power socket and good access to the battery, among other things. It had a few unique points, such as a front-of-wing boarding technique and lever brakes but not things to really worry about. I thought it light and perhaps a bit delicate in places for the roughhouse of constant training flights. It definitely had to be watched in a crosswind,as it could skip a bit, compared to a Cessna or a Piper's landing behaviour. On the whole, a lovely aircraft but required attention on the landing and rollout.
From conversation with one organisation which uses them, they are reverting to a traditional trainer because of two accidents and the high cost of complying with Rotax ADs. The Tecnam is very good but not yet mature.
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