This aircraft flew off the USS Vella Gulf and participated in Okinawa campaign and has battle damage “bullet holes.” For additional information please visit tbmavenger.com.
|Registration Number||Date of Manufacture|
|Grumman TBF/TBM “Avenger”||51 feet 2 inches|
|Overall length:||Empty weight:|
|40 feet 11 inches||10,545 pounds|
|Gross weight:||Fuel capacity:|
|17,895 pounds||320 Gallons|
|Oil capacity||Engine type:|
|45 Gallons||Single 1900 hp Wright R2600-20 radial piston engine|
|Propeller type:||Max Speed|
|Hamilton Standard 3 Blade||276 mph|
|Rate of Climb||Cruise Speed|
|Service Ceiling||Number of Crew|
|Two forward firing 50 cal machine guns, One 50 cal turret||One torpedo or up to 2000 lbs in bomb bay|
|Number Built||Number Surviving|
|9836 (7546 manufactured TBM by General Motors)||42|
This aircraft has been airworthy since it was built and its restoration is on going.
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