Erickson Aircraft Collection’s New Grumman TBM Avenger

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The Erickson Aircraft Collection’s new Grumman TBM Avenger is currently nearing  completion at Pacific Fighters in Idaho Falls, Idaho.  Pacific Fighters has returned this TBM back to its original condition.  It wears the markings if a VT-40 Avenger  based off the USS Suwannee in 1945.  Also notice the paint is flat.  Drab paint is period correct for this TBM. We look forward to seeing this TBM back in the skies with the Erickson Aircraft Collection!

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Photo Credit: Pacific Fighters

Comments

  1. Old 1811 says:

    Is it a Grumman or a TBM? TBMs were made by General Motors after Grumman went 100% Hellcat in 1943. Grummans were TBFs. I know this because my late father flew in Avengers.

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