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Daher wins a new contract to continue its full operational support for the French Ministry of Defense’s TBM 700 fleet

Paris Air Show, June 15, 2015 – Daher today announced the renewal of its full operational support contract for the French Ministry of Defense’s TBM 700 fleet, covering the airframe, engine and propeller on these very fast turboprop aircraft.

This contract, from the French military procurement agency’s SIMMAD maintenance organization applies to an inventory of 27 TBM 700 aircraft in service with the French armed forces, which are utilized for liaison and training missions. They consist of 15 TBM 700A versions with the French Air Force, five TBM 700As and eight TBM 700Bs of the French Army Aviation, and four TBM 700As assigned to the French Flight Test Center.

About the TBM –www.tbm.aero

The TBM 900 is the latest member of Daher’s TBM family of very fast single-engine turboprop aircraft. It offers superior performance – a maximum cruise speed of 330 kts. – and high efficiency with a 1,730 naut. mi. maximum range and a fuel consumption at economy cruise of 37 U.S. gallons per hour. The maximum range and useful load, as well as the ability to land at small airports, are some of its customers’ favorite features.

TBM 900 deliveries bring total TBM-series aircraft received by customers to 736 units, with this global fleet accumulating more than 1.2 million flight hours as of Juney 15, 2015.

About Daherwww.daher.com

Daher is an equipment supplier that develops Integrated Industrial Systems for aerospace and advanced technologies.

By combining its expertise in industrial manufacturing, product and process engineering, logistics and transport, and industrial services, Daher designs and develops Integrated Industrial Systems. Daher has established itself as a leader in 5 fields of activity: aircraft manufacturer, aerostructures & systems, integrated logistics, nuclear services, and valves. Daher posts a turnover of nearly a billion euros, and its order book stands at around three and a half years of turnover. Driven by bold innovation ever since it was founded in 1863, Daher has established itself today as one of the major players of the 3rd industrial revolution.

Contact for the media – Daher, Airplane Business UnitPhilippe de Segovia E-mail p.de-segovia@daher.com Tel +33 (0)6 70 21 70 47 –

 

 

 

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