TB20

SOCATA Trinidad

Aircraft
Name
Trinidad
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
Regular tail, low set
WTC
L
APC
A
Type Code
L1P
Engine
Piston
Engine Count
Single
Position
Nose mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
SOCATA TB-20 Pashosh
SOCATA TB-20 Trinidad
SOCATA Trinidad
SOCATA Pashosh
SHIJIAZHUANG LE-500 Little Eagle
SHIJIAZHUANG Little Eagle

TB20

Light aircraft. In service since the early 80s. Member of SOCATA's Caribbean TB single engine aircraft family. More powerful, retractable gear version of TB-10 Tobago. TB-21 Trinidad TC is a turbocharged version.

Note: The ICAO designator TRIN was deleted from ICAO Doc 8643 and replaced by TB20 and TB21 in 2014.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
9.80 m
Length (metric)
7.70 m
Height (metric)
3.00 m
Powerplant

1 x 250 HP Lycoming IO-540-C4D5D piston engine with 2 blade propeller

Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
68 kts
Distance
595 m
MTOW
1300 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
180 kts
ROC
1000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
180 kts
ROC
500
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
180 kts
ROC
500 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
186 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
200
Range
1108 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
180 kts
ROD
1000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
180 kts
MCS
n/a
ROD
1000 ft/min
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
73 kts
Distance
533 m

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