Re: [OM] IMB: TBM 850 at the Airport

Subject: Re: [OM] IMB: TBM 850 at the Airport
From: Jim Nichols <jhnichols@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 14:39:47 -0500
Compared to a King Air 90, it comes out cheaper, with more range.  Who needs an extra P&W?

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA

On 8/29/2019 2:28 PM, Bill Pearce wrote:
Top of the line, great aircraft, although for many I suspect it's a bit 
expensive for so few passengers. I have a friend who sometimes flys one, and he 
says that is the most fun aircraft he's ever flown, above Challengers, 
Saberliners, Jetstars and the like. It's a little expensive to feed, as fuel 
burn is fairly high, but he just flew Wichita to Dallas in about an hour and 10 

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From: "Jim Nichols" <jhnichols@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Olympus Camera Discussion" <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "LUG@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" 
Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2019 1:07:04 PM
Subject: [OM] IMB: TBM 850 at the Airport

When I stopped by the airport today, I spotted a beautiful traveling
machine on the ramp, a Socata TBM 850, with a distinctive registration
number. Here is the overall view.


Moving in closer, I spotted the five-bladed prop and wing-mounted radar.


Looks a fine way to reach destinations large and small.

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