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Grumman TBM-3E Avenger
Grumman TBM-3E Avenger
Avenger TBM-3E '53319' is the only example flying in the UK. It is seen here at the Duxford Autumn Air Day in 2000.
Aircraft Specifications
Aircraft Type: Three Crew Naval Torpedo Bomber and Ground Attack Aircraft.
Country of Origin: United States of America
Engines: 1 x Wright Cyclone R-2600-20 air cooled radial engine rated at 1,750 hp (1,305 kw).
Armament: 2 x Forward firing 12.7mm Machine guns and 1 x 12.7mm Machine gun in turret or ventral position. The Avenger could carry a bomb load of 2,000lb (907kg)
Dimensions: Wing Span: 16.5m (54ft 2 in). Length: 12.2m (40ft 0in),
Wing Area: 45.52 sq. metres (490 sq. feet)
Weights: Empty: 4,918kg (10,842lb). Max Takeoff: 8,278kg (18,250lb)
Performance: Max Speed: 275 mph (443 km/hour) at 10,000ft. Service Ceiling: 30,100ft (9,174m)
Max Range: 1,100 miles (1,770km)
Operators: USN, RN, RCN,JSDF, RNN.
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