Mid Atlantic Air Museum - Grumman Eastern TBM-3 Avenger Torpedo Bomber
Bill Maloney

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01 TBM Avenger 02 Folding Wing Details 03 Folding Wing Hydraulics 04 Folding Wing Details
05TBMAvengerCowling 06TBMAvengerFuselage 07TBMAvengerFuselage 08TBMVentralMachineGun
05 TBM Avenger Cowling 06 TBM Avenger Fuselage 07 TBM Avenger Fuselage 08 TBM Ventral Machine Gun
09TBMBombHardPoint 10TBMAvengerEntranceHatch 11TBMAvengerTailWheel 12TBMAvengerTailHook
09 TBM Bomb Hard Point 10 TBM Avenger Entrance Hatch 11 TBM Avenger Tail Wheel 12 TBM Avenger Tail Hook
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13 TBM Avenger Tail Hook 14 Avenger Gun Turret 15 TBM Bomb Hard Point 16 TBM Avenger Tail

Grumman Eastern TBM Avenger Torpedo Bomber Specifications:

Grumman TBM Avenger Torpedo Bombers at other Aviation Museums in the Northeast
Grumman TBM Avenger Grumman Eastern Avenger
A Grumman TBM Avenger at the Quonset Air Museum in North Kingston, RI Grumman Eastern TBM Avenger at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, NY
Grumman TBM Avenger Grumman Eastern Avenger
Another Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber at the American Air Power Museum in Farmingdale, NY A TBM Avenger Torpedo Bomber at the Naval Air Station Wildwood in Rio Grande, NJ
Grumman TBM Avenger Torpedo Bomber Grumman Eastern Avenger
Grumman/GM TBM Avenger at the Wings of Eagles Museum in Horseheads, NY One more TBM Avenger Water Bomber at the Naval Air Station Wildwood in Rio Grande, NJ

Length: 40 feet, 9 inches
54 feet, 2 inches
13 feet, 9 inches
Empty -10,500lbs Max Takeoff - 16,460lbs
Max Speed: 275mph
Cruise Speed: 150mph
Range: 1,100 miles
Service Ceiling: 23,000 feet
Fuel Capacity: 330 gallons
Powerplant: Wright R-2600 Cyclone 14 cylinder radial engine 1,900hp
 Three 50cal Browning machine guns
 1,200lb Bomb Load
First Flight : 1941
Cost: $

Although this aircraft is so clean you could eat off it the museum said this TBM Avenger Torpedo Bomber is airworthy. I would love to hear that Wright Cyclone fire up!

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