TBM 850 Is Even Faster

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Socata TBM 850
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The front office of the Socata TBM 850
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The airplane flown and photographed for this report was the first TBM 850 off the assembly line. As standard equipment the airplane had dual Garmin GNS 530s, Bendix/King EFIS and automatic flight control system. Options included traffic and terrain alerting, and all necessary equipment to fly in RVSM airspace. The major airframe option was the forward pilot's door. All performance data comes from the pilot's operating handbook and represents standard day conditions unless noted.
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The Socata TBM 850 cabin provides jet-like comfort.
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With a crew door and oversize passenger/cargo door, the Socata TBM 850 has no issues with ingress or egress.