School WestPacific can fly as air taxi
After being approved by the National Civil Aviation of Ecuador - CNAC, theSchool West Pacific you can fly as an air taxi in Ecuadorian territory, less Galapagos.
— Nicolás Larenas ✈️ (@n_larenas) October 22, 2017
With permission granted to operate as air transport services, public, domestic, non-scheduled air mode taxi, passengers, cargo and mail in combination throughout continental Ecuador, except Galapagos, WestPacific may operate one or more of the following authorized aircraft:
- Britten-Norman Islander BN-2B.
- Beechcraft Baron 55.
- Beechcraft B90.
- Piper Aztec.
- Piper Navajo.
- Cessna C421.
- Cessna C414.
- Cessna Caravan.
- Pa-42-720 Cheyenne IIIA.
Based on the list of approved aircraft, it is noted that WestPacific already has 3 listings aircraft.
The first is the twin-engine Beechcraft Baron 55 HC-COW up to 5 passengers and a range of 942 nautical miles, this aircraft is currently used for training student pilots in their planes 2 engine, multiengine commercial certification and others.
Followed by the Piper Aztec PA-23 HC-CIQ up to 5 passengers and a range of 1,519 nautical miles. Like the HC-COW, this Piper is currently used in training students for multiengine school certification and other related training.
And other third plane which already has WestPacific, is the Cessna C421 HC-CSW, which has a greater capacity and can carry up to 6 passengers and take them with a range of 1,487 nautical miles. This is the newest aircraft has joined the fleet of school and will be the main aircraft will be used for air taxi service in Ecuador.
This is a new opportunity for the company, but also for student pilots, as now, with this addition to its operating permit, their own students who meet the neceserias certified to carry passengers on multiengine aircraft licenses and may join professional life operating for air taxi school itself.
Finally, with the new line of business of WestPacific, this joins the growing market for air taxi or private flights executives in Ecuador, where every day the competition increases, driven by low service and price ALSA domestic aéreocomercial.