Daher-Socata delivers 38 TBM 850s

written by australianaviation.com.au | January 16, 2012
Daher-Socata delivered 38 TBM 850 turboprops in 2011. (Daher-Socata)

French planemaker Daher-Socata says it delivered 38 TBM 850 tubroprops in 2011, making it the fourth best year in the 21 year history of the TBM family.

The company said it delivered its first aircraft to Singapore and Argentine, though US customers accounted for more than three-quarters of deliveries.

Since its introduction in 2006, a total of 260 TBM 850s have been delivered. Daher-Socata bills the aircraft as the world’s fastest single engine turboprop.

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