AirVenture 2023: Tecnam P-Mentor


Tecnam’s two-seat P-Mentor trainer came onto the scene in April 2022 having already received its EASA CS-23 type certificate. With FAA certification expected soon, AVweb’s Kate O’Connor took a look at the aircraft at AirVenture 2023.


  1. One can train and complete private, commercial, and instrument ratings also in an RV12iS for under $200k. Yes, this looks like a nice aircraft but it’s not the first aircraft since a 152 to provide that capability.