Socata TBM 700

General information about the Socata TBM 700

The Socata TBM 700 is a model series of the French company Socata. The business aircraft has a single turboprop and was produced from 1990 to 2006. The first flight took place on July 14, 1988, followed by market introduction in January 1990. During the production period more than 125 pieces were produced.

The Socata TBM 700 was not only developed by the company of the same name, but designed in collaboration with the American manufacturer Mooney. However, the latter withdrew from the program.

The aircraft consists mainly of conventional materials with a proportion of fiber composites. The engine was developed as a high-performance turboprop aircraft and is comparable in size and performance with twin-engine turboprops. The Socata TBM 700 is much more efficient in terms of acquisition and maintenance costs than comparable aircraft.

From the basic model, the Socata TBM 700, about 100 pieces were produced. This was followed by other models, such as the Socata TBM 700a, TBM 700b or TBM 700c, which are more luxurious.

 

Technical data for the Socata TMB 700

The Socata TBM 700 has on its left wing a weather radar, which allows the pilot to observe and monitor the weather conditions. Furthermore, the machine has two exhaust pipes, which are located on the left and right behind the propeller.

The TBM 700 is also used in the French military. The Luftwaffe, the French Army and Gendarmerie Nationale use 43 aircraft of this type.

The cockpit has space for a pilot and optionally also for a co-pilot. It can accommodate up to five passengers in the 10.64-meter-long machine. The span is 12.68 meters and the aircraft has a wing area of 18 square meters. The Socata TBM 700 is 4.35 meters high and has a empty weight of 1,860 kilograms. The maximum take-off weight is 2,984 kilograms. The machine has a maximum cruising speed of 555 kilometers per hour, with the optimum speed of 450 kilometers per hour. The service ceiling height is at 9,448 meters and the tank has a maximum range of 2,870 kilometers.

 

Products and services for the Socata TBM 700

For the Socata TBM 700 there are a variety of products and services that we offer. On the one hand the general maintenance and service. We are also happy to special requests.

In addition, the aircraft will be offered with the 8.33 kHz upgrade, as well as the ADSB upgrade. Furthermore, we will install the cockpit upgrade for the Avionics.

For the interior, the floor heating is offered, as well as the personalized entry sills, which makes entering the machine more comfortable for pilots and passengers.

For the exterior of the Socata TBM 700 we offer paint jobs. Because the color of the machine not only creates the recognition value, but also protects the aircraft against corrosion.

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