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SOCATA TB-30 Epsilon


Basic Trainer Aircraft (1983)


Aviation / Aerospace

Produced from 1979 until 1989, the TB-30 was eventually taken on by the air services of France, Portugal, Togo, and Senegal.



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Specifications



Service Year
1983

Origin
France national flag graphic
France

Status
ACTIVE
In Active Service.
Crew
2

Production
56
UNITS


SOCATA (Aerospatiale) - France
National flag of France National flag of Portugal National flag of Senegal France; Portugal; Senegal; Togo
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Training (General)
Developed ability to be used as a dedicated trainer for student pilots (typically under the supervision of an instructor).


Length
24.9 ft
(7.60 m)
Width/Span
26.0 ft
(7.92 m)
Height
8.7 ft
(2.65 m)
Empty Wgt
2,061 lb
(935 kg)
MTOW
2,756 lb
(1,250 kg)
Wgt Diff
+694 lb
(+315 kg)
(Showcased structural values pertain to the SOCATA TB-30 production variant)
Installed: 1 x Lycoming AEIO-540-L 1B5D 6-cylinder, air-cooled piston engine developing 300 horsepower driving two-bladed propeller unit at the nose.
Max Speed
236 mph
(380 kph | 205 kts)
Ceiling
22,999 ft
(7,010 m | 4 mi)
Range
808 mi
(1,300 km | 2,408 nm)
Rate-of-Climb
1,850 ft/min
(564 m/min)


♦ MACH Regime (Sonic)
Sub
Trans
Super
Hyper
HiHyper
ReEntry
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030


(Showcased performance specifications pertain to the SOCATA TB-30 production variant. Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database. View aircraft by powerplant type)
None.


TB-30 "Epsilon" - Base series designation.
TB-31 "Omega" - Proposed variant featuring turboprop powerplant; based in the TB-30 platform; single example completed.


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