Daher reports it delivered 55 TBM 900s in 2015 – a 10% increase compared to 2014, and the second best year since the first TBM single-engine very fast turboprop aircraft was delivered to a customer in 1991.
The 2015 geographic distribution reflected global economic trends last year, as TBM 900 deliveries were led by the United States – with 44 aircraft delivered to customers across the country. Latin America ranked second, as five aircraft were provided in Brazil and two in Mexico. Europe was third, based on the two deliveries in Germany and one each in France and Spain.
Daher’s TBM 900 is the latest member of its TBM family, following the company’s earlier TBM 850 and TBM 700 versions. To date, a total of 767 TBM aircraft have been delivered, with the global fleet accumulating some 1.3 million flight hours. The peak year for TBM deliveries was 2008, when 60 TBM 850s were delivered to customers.