SOCATA TB9 Tampico

Trainer / Touring Aircraft

SOCATA TB-9 Tampico, D-EJRV, c/n 921 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The SOCATA TB9 Tampico is a fixed-gear four to five seat single-engine trainer and touring aircraft produced by the French manufacturer SOCATA (Societe de Construction d'Avions de Tourisme et d'Affaires). It belongs to the SOCATA TB (Caribbean) series of light touring aircrafts, together with the TB10 Tobago and the TB20 Trinidad.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming O-320-D2A
Engine Power119 kW160 hp
max. Cruise Speed213 km/h115 kts
  132 mph
max. Speed (vne)306 km/h165 kts
  190 mph
Service Ceiling3.353 m11.000 ft
Rate of climb229 m/min750 ft/min
Range1.030 km556 NM
640 mi.
Empty Weight653 kg1.440 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.060 kg2.337 lbs
max. Landing Weight1.060 kg2.337 lbs
Wing Span10,04 m32 ft 11 in
Wing Area11,9 m128 ft
Length7,72 m25 ft 4 in
Height3,02 m9 ft 11 in
First Flight1979
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1980-2008
Data for (Version)SOCATA TB9 Tampico Sprint