Rocky Mountain Wing Grand Junction, CO
780 Heritage Way
Grand Junction, CO 81506
TBM-3 Avenger 309 More 309 InfoA 1945 TBM Avenger - an 18,000lb 1,900 HP Torpedo Bomber. It was the largest single-engine aircraft built for the war. And being based on aircraft carriers, it took off (and landed on!) the shortest runways, as little as 500 feet. Without a catapult! Nearly 10,000 TBMs were built, and they are credited with helping to turn the tide of the war in the Pacific; fewer than 20 restored TBMs remain flying today. Rocky Mountain Wing TBM, Bu. No. 53503 Quick History Picture Delivered to the US Navy in June of 1945, it did not see combat service in WWII. It served with VT-17 Fish Hawks until 1947, then transferred to VT-82 Devil’s Advocates. It went on the Lend/Lease... ...
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