The Tecnam P92 JS Echo is a two-seater side -by-side, single strut braced high-wings
VLA (Very Light Aircraft) aircraft built by Tecnam.
Costruzioni Aeronautiche TECNAM S.r.l., Capua, Italy, was founded in 1986 by
the Brothers Luigi and Giovanni Pascale (formerly Partenavia). Tecnam entered the
MLA-market with the P.92 Echo. The Echo first flew in 1992. Three engines are available: the Rotax 582; the Rotax 912 and
the Limbach L2000. The P92 is deliverable completed or as an assembly-kit. Over
the years the Technam P92 Echo evolved to the P92-JS Echo, P92 Echo Super, P92 Echo Super de Luxe,
P92 Eaglet, etc.. The original Tecnam P92 Echo was modernised over the years and is
now available as the P92 Echo Classic. The Tecnam P92 variants are in
use as well as an Microlight touring and training aircraft. As VLA the P92 is also in
use as a replacement for the aging Cessna 152 and Piper Tomahawk training aircraft.
The 2003-built Tecnam P92-JS Echo c/n 031 is a VLA and was registered PH-TES in the Netherlands on
29 April 2003. The airframe is powered by a 100 hp light-weight Rotax 912 S four strokes, liquid cooled engine.
The CofA of Tecnam P92-JS Echo PH-TES expired on 29 April 2008 and on 11
April 2011, the registration was cancelled. On 22 November 2012, the aircraft was sold to
Angel Air Trading VoF, Arnemuiden. On 24 April 2013, the aircraft was
restored in the register as PH-TES with a new CofA and E. Koldenhof,
Maassluis, as holder/owner. On 5 May 2013, the aircraft was damaged in a landing incident during an emergency landing due to engine failure.
Tecnam P92-JS Echo PH-TES started it's flight at Drachten airfield and was forced to land due to the engine failure in a meadow near Grootegast.