TBM Avenger / MidwayItem Number: C1287
Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber airplane model. The TBM Avenger was one of the most famous aircraft of WWII in Navy service. Originally designed as a carrier-based torpedo bomber by Grumman Aircraft, the Avenger found use as a close-support bomber, patrol aircraft, and even a trainer and COD aircraft in post-war use. It was known as the largest single-engine, carrier-based aircraft of WWII. Interest in this aircraft rose as it was the aircraft that former President Bush flew (and was shot down in) during World War II.
Mahogany Wood. Scale: 1/32. Wingspan 16 3/4 inches, Length 12 3/4 inches.