Around the World in a TBM-930

Hey IFC,

Today I started my quest to circumnavigate the globe in a TBM-930. I’m using this topic to show some photos of my journey around the world. Starting at KVNY…

Leg 1: 🇺🇸 KVNY to KLAS 🇺🇸

Flight Time: 45 Minutes
Country: USA 🇺🇸
Server: Training
Altitude: N/A

Holding Short Runway 16R at KVNY:

Climbing out of KVNY:

Cruising Over California:

On Approach to Runway 19L at KLAS:

Leg 2: 🇺🇸 KLAS to KSLC 🇺🇸

Flight Time: 1 Hour 20 Minutes
Country: USA 🇺🇸
Server: Training
Altitude: N/A

Holding Short Runway 26R:

Climbing out of KLAS:

Cruising over Nevada and Utah:

On Approach to Runway 17 at KSLC

Next Route: 🇺🇸 KSLC to KFAR 🇺🇸

Note: I’ll update the Topic after each Leg.

Thanks for Looking and Happy Landings!


Good luck man! Keep us updated on your progress. I’ve never had the guts to do one of these myself… Haha.


Does anyone know the right way to cross the Pacific? I’d think it would be via the Bering Strait but I’m not sure. I’d rather cross via the South Pacific so I can explore South America.

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Nice shots man, good luck looking forward on how this turns out.

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The TBM doesn’t have the range to make it across the South Pacific I don’t think. The nearest islands to North/South America are Hawaii and Easter Island, both of which are about 5hrs in a jet.

Your best bet is to head north and stop in Anchorage, then Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in Russia (very scenic). From there it’s easy to get to East Asia.

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Alright, Thanks! I’ll take that route but I’ll be heading Eastbound

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Hi there, have a look here :

Oh Thanks! That was really helpful. Just out of interest, are all those Pacific Airports in IF?

I believe, yes. Totejegie is amazing!

Awesome! I’ll be sure to try it out!

I did it from Papeete, the sea is dull, but that airport is worth the boredom!

Very nice photos! Be carefull, there will probably people who are gonna say ‘10 shots max in a post’

Thanks for the heads up, I may have to only have 2 legs worth of photos at a time i guess.

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You can’t just go around the globe without a plan…

I know where to go until the Pacific

And I now have a full plan

Use that

Alright, I will. Thanks

Nice pics 😄👍🏽

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Wow, have fun with that! Nice pictures! :)

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