Short Take Off ... Quick Climb ... Fast Cruise Speed

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The STC paperwork consisted of over 200 pages of drawings and text and took three years to compile. Laid end-to-end, it would take a Royal Turbine Duke less than a few seconds to traverse.

Comparison

  Royal Turbine Duke Standard Duke TBM-700
Engine model P&W PT6A-35 Lycoming TSIO-541 P&W PT6A-64
TBO 3,600 hrs 1,400 hrs 3,600 hrs
Passenger Seats 6 6 6
Length 33' 10" 33' 10" 34' 3"
Height 12' 4" 12' 4" 13' 9"
Wingspan 39' 9" 39' 9" 41' 3"
Max Take-Off Weight 7,050 lbs 7,000 lbs 6,579 lbs
Standard Empty Weight 4,650 lbs 5,000 lbs 4,100 lbs
Max Useful Load 2,400 lbs 2,000 lbs 2,514 lbs
Max Useable Fuel 260 gal 232 gal 282 gal
Payload @ Max Fuel 750 lbs 608 lbs 764 lbs
Certified Ceiling 28,000 ft 30,000 ft 30,000 ft
Take-Off Runway 1,000 ft 2,660 ft 2,034 ft
Landing Runway 900 ft 3,000 ft 2,034 ft
Max Climb Rate 4,000 ft/min 1,550 ft/min 1,875 ft/min
Time to Climb (25,000 ft) 9 min 25 min 15 min
High Speed Cruise (29,000 ft) 290+ kts 240 kts 280 kts
       Fuel Flow 66 gph 56 gph 60 gph
       Max VFR Range (no wind) 1,100 nm 1,100 nm 1,330 nm

Note: All specifications are based on preliminary flight test data and are subject to change without notice.