Tag Archive: Grumman TBF Avenger

May 09 2018

TBM-3 Avenger crashes in Arizona, crew OK

Grumman TBM-3E Avenger 53337 registered N337VT (formerly VH-VTB, arrived in the USA in 2017) was probably destroyed ina  crash near Fort Apache, Arizona. After an engine failure over mountainous terrain, the crew bailed out rather than attempt an emergency landing in what would probably have been extremely dangerous conditions. Both crew members were injured upon …

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Feb 10 2016

Exceptional Avenger gathering in Illinois on April 16

From Warbirds News: a gathering of Grumman Avenger will take place at Illinois Valley Regional Airport on April 16, organised by Brad Deckert and his company TBM Avenger LLC. Nine aircraft have already been confirmed, and the organisers are hoping others will join. At least 31 Avengers are airworthy in the US as well as four in Canada. …

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Apr 29 2015

Valiant Air Command TBM Avenger flies again

The Valiant Air Command’s TBM Avenger flew for the first time on April 25 after 14 years of restoration work. More information and a video of the first flight can be found on the VAC’s Facebook page.

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