Socata TB-200 Tobago XL. Specifications. Photography
Socata TB-200 Tobago XL. Specifications. Photography

Socata TB-200 Tobago XL. Specifications. Photography


Socata TB-200 Tobago XL - light-engine aircraft unreleased French aircraft manufacturer Socata to 1991 years.


Photo Socata TB-200 Tobago XL


The development of aircraft Socata TB-200 Tobago XL French aircraft manufacturers tried to return the aircraft to its demand among private owners and small air carriers, mainly engaged in the activity on the local in routing. By its very nature, small-engine aircraft Socata TB-200 Tobago XL is just an improved version Socata TB-10Which is especially noticeable in the characteristic shape and design of the fuselage, but, in general, the aircraft has a very promising technical and flight performance, and relatively low cost.

Thanks to modern technology the design of light-aircraft fuselage Socata TB-200 Tobago XL was more aerodynamic shape, which in turn has improved the handling aircraft, increased maneuverability of the aircraft, some reduced fuel consumption and increased speed.


Socata TB-200 Tobago XL photo


On board of small-aircraft Socata TB-200 Tobago XL can accommodate up to 5 people, including also a pilot, which allows commercial passenger traffic on neprotyazhёnnyh routes and aircraft used for private purposes. In view of the adaptation structure of the aircraft, for cargo aircraft is not intended that several reduced demand there.

As a power plant, Socata TB-200 Tobago XL aircraft use a Lycoming IO-360-A1B6 four-cylinder piston aircraft engine with a capacity of 200 hp, which allows the aircraft to accelerate to a speed of 305 km / h (maximum flight speed), and cover distances of up to 1,5 thousand kilometers. Thanks to the use of this aircraft engine, the aircraft is quite simple in terms of its maintenance, which does not cause the need to invest large financial resources to ensure its proper functioning.


Cabin Socata TB-200 Tobago XL


For a variety of reasons why some in the development of aircraft Socata TB-200 Tobago XL was decided to abandon the use of folding chassis, however, due to the used herein fairings Aerodynamic shape, the resistance was able to minimize the air.

Subsequently, on the basis of the main production version it was built and modification, dubbed Socata TB-200 Tobago XL GT, however, any significant changes in this release has not been made, while the cost of the aircraft is largely increased.


Specifications Socata TB-200 Tobago XL.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 4 person;
  • aircraft Length: 8,2 m .;
  • Wingspan: 10 m .;
  • Plane Height: 3,02 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 750 kg .;
  • Payload: 600 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1350 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 275 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 305 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1,540 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 4900 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Lycoming IO-360-A1B6;
  • Power: 200 hp


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