TARBES, France – DAHER-SOCATA delivered 51 new TBM 900s in 2014, representing a 27% increase from 2013.
With an order intake for 64 aircraft in 2014, it was the best year ever in terms of TBM sales volume, and the second best year for the company’s aircraft program since 1990, according to company officials. [Read more…]
Tarbes, France – DAHER-SOCATA has delivered its 700th series production TBM turboprop aircraft.
The milestone airplane, a TBM 900, was provided to a private customer in Illinois, through a sale organized by Muncie Aviation, the authorized TBM distributor based at Muncie Municipal Airport in Indiana.
The TBM Owners and Pilots Association (TBMOPA) report that the 2014 annual TBMOPA convention broke another attendance record with the presence of more than 100 TBM 700s and TBM 850s, along with several brand-new TBM 900s.
Attracting almost a quarter of the entire TBM fleet in North America, this year’s convention, held Oct. 29-Nov. 1 at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans, registered an increase in attendance of 3% from last year, officials note.
DAHER-SOCATA has delivered the first TBM 700 with a Garmin G600/GTN 750 new-generation glass cockpit avionics retrofits.
DAHER-SOCATA has unveiled the newest member in its TBM family of single-engine turboprop business aircraft – the TBM 900.
Hartzell Propeller has received FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for its swept airfoil structural composite five-blade propeller to be installed on TBM 700/850 aircraft.
Hartzell Propeller has received type certificate approval from the FAA and European Aviation Safety Agency for an advanced swept airfoil structural composite five-blade propeller for TBM 700/850 aircraft.