Presentation on theme: "Socata TBM 700 VS Piper Meridian. There is no compromise with the TBM 700 The TBM 700 goes faster and farther than the Meridian; while carrying more passengers."— Presentation transcript:
Socata TBM 700 VS Piper Meridian
There is no compromise with the TBM 700 The TBM 700 goes faster and farther than the Meridian; while carrying more passengers and payload! Sources sited for this material are the Pilots Operating Handbooks (POH) of each aircraft.
Speed Max Cruise Speed. Knots True Airspeed Note: DLX is the Rocket Engineering Jet Prop DLX.* (Source: AOPA July, 2000)
Speed Long Range Cruise.
Range Max Cruise Performance. Conditions: 6 people (170 LB. each), Maximum baggage, Fueled to Max gross weight Assumes NBAA IFR reserves at ISA Conditions
Range Max Cruise Performance Conditions: Includes 5 people (170 lb.. each), 100 pounds baggage per plane, and fuel to Max. gross weight. Assumes NBAA IFR reserves at ISA conditions
Range Maximum Cruise Performance Conditions: One person, Full fuel, and 100 LB. of cargo. Assumes NBAA Reserves at ISA conditions
Range Long Range Cruise Conditions: 1 Person, 100 lb.. baggage, Maximum fuel. Note: Meridian Long Range Cruise values are Pending approval. Assumes NBAA reserves at ISA conditions
Payload Fuel Capacity.
Payload Maximum Zero Fuel Weight (Note: Meridian POH does not indicate a zero fuel weight.) Max gross aircraft weight was used.
Payload Aircraft Useful Load Pounds US
Payload Baggage Capacity
Conclusion: No Compromise! The TBM 700 is faster than the Meridian, or the DLX. The TBM 700 has greater range than the Meridian, or the DLX. The TBM 700 has a much greater payload capability than the Meridian, or the DLX. The TBM 700 offers greater performance and versatility to the owner/ operator.