Aircraft Profiles
Grumman TBM Avenger - Part I
The Grumman Avenger torpedo bomber entered service in 1942 and was one of the most successful aircraft of it's type in the war. The Avenger also saw service after the war in the observation and anti-submarine roles.

The Avenger was used by the US Navy, Marine Corps, Royal Navy, French Navy, Brazilian Navy, Canadian Navy, New Zealand Air Force, Netherlands Navy and the Japanese Defence Force.

The TBF-1/TBM--1 was armed with 3 or 4 x 0.5 inch machine guns, 1 x 0.3 inch machine gun, and 2,000 lb of bombs or 1 x Mk 13 torpedo. 8 x 3.5 inch rockets could also be carried.
Country of Origin:
Avenger - Brazil
Avenger - Canada
Avenger - Canada
Avenger - Canada
Avenger - France
Avenger - France
Avenger - GB 711 Sqn
Avenger - GB 832 Sqn
Avenger - GB 848 Sqn