The Socata TBM 850 is a twin-engine, piston-powered aircraft. The TBM 850 seats up to 8 people and has an impressive range of 3,500 nautical miles with two 200 gallon fuel tanks. It can fly at speeds of over 280 knots (320 mph) and reach heights of 41,000 feet!

2006 to: Present
US$3.1 million
Garmin G1000
1x 1 × Pratt & Whitney PT6A-66D turboprop
850 horsepower
Max Cruise Speed:
320 knots
593 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
Travel range:
1,585 Nautical Miles
2,935 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
12.25 nautical mile / gallon
5.993 kilometres / litre
Service Ceiling:
31,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
2005 feet / minute
10.19metre / second
Take Off Distance:
866 metre - 2,841.17 feet
Landing Distance:
741 metre - 2,431.07 feet
Max Take Off Weight:
3,353 Kg
7,392 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
3,186 Kg
7,024 lbs
Max Payload:
659 Kg
1,453 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
55 gallon
208 litre
Baggage Volume:
3.4 m3 / 120 ft3
Seats - Economy / General:
6 seats
Seats - Business Class:
4 seats
Seats - First Class:
Cabin Height:
1.2 metre - 3.94 feet
Cabin Width:
1 metre - 3.28 feet
Cabin Length:
4.1 metre - 13.45 feet
Exterior Length:
10.72 metre - 35.17 feet
Tail height:
4.35 metre - 14.27 feet
Fuselage Diameter:
1.3 metre - 4.27 feet
Wing Span / Rotor Diameter:
12.83 metre - 42.09 feet
Wing Tips:
No Winglets

The Socata TBM 850 is the perfect aircraft for long distance travel or flights that require precision flying in all weather conditions. This aircraft also has the ability to land on short runways as well as rough terrain due to its large landing gear. The engine features full authority digital engine control which gives pilots more power than previous models from EADS Socata. With these capabilities, it’s no wonder why the Socata TBM 850 is the preferred aircraft for long distance flights.

EADS Socata TBM 850 is a French-made, twin-engined aircraft that seats up to 10 people. It was first introduced in 1987 and has been used for over 20 years by the United States Navy as their primary trainer aircraft. The TBM 850 is known for its low fuel consumption and how easy it is to fly, which makes it a popular choice among pilots.. It has a maximum cruising speed of 466 knots at 13,500 feet and can climb to 19,000 feet in only 2.4 minutes. The TBM 850 is the perfect aircraft for those who want to travel long distances or have an eye for precision flying in all weather conditions.

The Socata TBM 850 features many new technological improvements over previous models. The TBM 850 has a more powerful engine that gives it an increase of 30 kilograms per hour. This improvement in air-speed helps the aircraft fly faster and farther than ever before. EADS Socata claims that their new model can fly for up to 2,000 nautical miles while the older model was only capable of flying for 1,500 nautical miles. The TBM 850 has a top speed of 466 knots and can climb up to 19,000 feet in only 2.4 minutes. Since the aircraft is equipped with a glass cockpit, pilots will have all their instruments at their fingertips such that they won’t forget anything important while flying.

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