SOCATA TBM700 D-FBOY at the Paris Air Show 2005.

The SOCATA TBM700 is a single engine turboprop, six to seven seat low-wing light business and utility monoplane manufactured by EADS SOCATA. The TBM700 was offered until 2006, when the TBM850 was introduced.


TBM 700A
Initial production version with one Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-64 turboprop engine.

TBM 700B
Variant with wide entrance door, increased maximum zero fuel weight and other improvements.

TBM 700C1
Improved version with rear unpressurised cargo compartment, reinforced structure, new air conditioning system and other improvements.

TBM 700C2
C1 with increased maximum take off weight.

TBM 700N
Variant with increased maximum cruise/climb power, one Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-66D turboprop engine, produced as the TBM850

Developing Nation: France
Manufacturer/Designer:  EADS SOCATA (Aérospatiale).
Task: Liaisons and Utility roles.
First Flight: July 14, 1988.
First Delivery: May 1992.
Crew: 2.
Passengers: 5.
Wing Span: 12,56 m.
Wing Area: 18,00 m².
Length: 10,43 m.
Height: 4,19 m.
Engine (s): One Pratt & Whitney Canada PT-6A-64 turboprop rated at 522 kW.
Weight: – Empty: 1.826 Kg.
– Internal fuel: 866 Kg.
– Max payload: 647 Kg.
Max. Take off weight: Max. take off: 2.991 Kg.
Max. Landing weight: Max. landing: 2.835 Kg.
Cruise Speed: 555 km/h.
Operating altitude: 7.925 m, max. 9.150 m.
Max. Range: 2.985 km.
Radar: Bendix/King RDR 2000 with digital and vertical

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