Grumman TBF o TBM  "Avenger"

TBF

TBM

TBF Avenger

 

Type

 Carrier based torpedo bomber

Armament

 TBF-1 o TBM-1 - 1 x 050in 12,7mm M2 Browning MG
2 x 030in 7,62mm M1919 Browning MG
1 x 22in torpedo or 907kg bombload
TBF-1C, TBM-1C o TBM-3 - 3 x 050in 12,7mm M2 Browning MG
2 x 030in 7,62mm M1919 Browning
8 x 27kg bombs

Engine

 1 x Wright R-2600-8/20 Double Cyclone 14cyl two row radial engine 1700/1900hp

Weight

 TBF-1 - Empty 4.580kg - Take-off 7.214kg
TBM-3 - Empty 4.787kg - Take-off 8.278kg

Crew

 3

Speed

TBF-1 - 445km/h
TBM-3 - 430km/h

Year of construction

 1942 - 1954

Quantity

TBF-1 - 2293
TBM-1 - 2882
TBM-3 - 4664

User

 USA  Brazil  France  New Zealand  UK and Canada

Manufacturer

 Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, General Motors  and Eastern Aircraft GM.