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Socata TBM-700

The SOCATA TBM is a single-engined turboprop-powered low-wing monoplane, capable of seating a maximum of seven people.

The SOCATA TBM is a single-engined turboprop-powered low-wing monoplane, capable of seating a maximum of seven people. It is composed mainly of aluminium and steel construction, but with the tail surfaces built of Nomex honeycomb. The wing features a very effective Fowler flap, comprising 80 per cent of the trailing edge's span, for the purpose of lowering the aircraft's stall speed. The TBM 700 is outfitted with a retractable tricycle landing gear arrangement, newer models feature stronger main landing gear wheels and tougher tyres. The TBM 900 model features automatic torque limiting for “set and forget” power management, which is of particularly use during takeoffs; according to Aviation Week, while this function does reduce the high workload associated with managing the PT6A engine, it is not as capable as a full FADEC arrangement.

Engine: One 700-hp Pratt and Whitney Turbo Prop Engine
Weight: Empty 2097 kg., Max Takeoff 3354 kg.
Wing Span: 12.84 m.
Length: 10.72m.
Height: 4.36m.
Maximum Speed: 290 mph
Range: 2053 miles


The world most popular Jet Prop engine. Seen in many aircraft around the world. The TBM Turbo Prop, nothing comes close.


Globally renowned as the safest single engine aircraft in the world. Interior finished for the rich and famous makes the TBM feel like a Learjet for 1/3 of the price. 


The TBM is the fastest Turbo Prop in Australia. Cruise speed of 290 Kts costing significantly less than the King Air.  



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