Tecnam P2002 Sierra

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Tecnam Sierra P2002 (G-CWFS) at Cotswold Airport England 18Jun2016 arp.jpg
Role Two-seat light single
National origin Italy
Manufacturer Tecnam
Unit cost
$144,999 (assembled LSA version, with Rotax 912S engine, 2010 price)[1]

The Tecnam P2002 Sierra is a two-seat, low-wing, light aircraft built by Tecnam, constructed from aluminium and powered by a single 100 hp (75 kW) Rotax 912 S2 engine. The aircraft features a sliding canopy which can be opened in flight.[1][2][3][4][5]


P2002 JF
Model with fixed tricycle landing gear. A variable-pitch propeller version was certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency in 2012.[1][6]
A version with hand controls for disabled pilots is also available factory-fitted.[7]
P2002 JR
Model with hydraulically retractable tricycle landing gear[1]
P2002 EA
Kit Built fixed tricycle landing gear[1]
P2002 RG
Kit Built model with pneumatic retractable tricycle landing gear[1]

Note that certified models have hydraulic gear and propeller, kit RG model has pneumatic gear and electric propeller.


The P2002 is mostly operated by private individuals and flight schools.


Tecnam P2002JF F-HAZB on the ground at Saint-Cyr L'Ecole (LFPZ), France

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 1 pilot and 1 passenger
  • Length: 21 ft 7 in (6.6 m)
  • Wingspan: 29 ft 6 in (9 m)
  • Height: 7 ft 6 in (2.3 m)
  • Wing area: 124 ft² (11.5 m²)
  • Empty weight: 730 lb (331 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 1,320 lb (600 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Rotax 912 S2, 100 hp (75 kW) at 5,800 rpm
  • Propeller diameter: 5 ft 3 in (1.6 m)


The retractable models can expect a cruise speed of around 10kts faster.


  1. ^ a b c d e f Bayerl, Robby; Martin Berkemeier; et al: World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2011–12, page 78 & 169. WDLA UK, Lancaster UK, 2011. ISSN 1368-485X
  2. ^ "Tecnam P2002 JF test flight". Plasticpilot.net. 2009-06-24. Retrieved 2010-06-27. 
  3. ^ "Tecnam P2002JF" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 2, 2007. Retrieved 2010-06-26. 
  4. ^ "Tecnam P2002 Sierra". Capco-aviation.be. Archived from the original on 2010-08-31. Retrieved 2010-06-27. 
  5. ^ "P2002 Sierra Deluxe – Costruzioni Aereonautiche Tecnam". Tecnam.com. Retrieved 2010-06-27. 
  6. ^ "Tecnam variable pitch aircraft certified". General Aviation News: 3. 19 July 2013. 
  7. ^ "Tecnam P2002JF – VLA equipped with hand controls for disabled pilots achieves EASA certification". Tecnam.com. 2014-03-28. Retrieved 2014-05-08.