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The DAHER-SOCATA TBM 850 - a jet-prop hybrid small aircraft
casino blog
25 February 2010

The DAHER-SOCATA TBM 850 - a jet-prop hybrid small aircraftFounded in 1911, the DAHER-SOCATA (formerly just Socata) general aviation group has produced over 17,000 airplanes and other items. During their tenure as one of the worlds more popular small aircraft manufacturers, SOCATA has also developed a worldwide service and support network. This network helped with their launch of the groups TBM 850.

The DAHER-SOCATA TBM 850 is a smaller aircraft thats aimed at owners and operators who want an aircraft that performs like a jet but is available at the price of a turboprop. The single-engine TBM 850 is available for around $2.9 million, making it one of the more affordable models on the market today.

The jet performance comes from the planes unique pairing of high-tech engine components and state-of-the-art navigational features. The Pratt & Whitney PT6A engine is ahead of its time in terms of pure performance from a relatively lightweight engine, and the improved flight deck model makes the TBM a maneuvering marvel.

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