Monday, February 11, 2013

1942 Grumman TBF Avenger

An empty Avenger returns to it's carrier after a torpedo run on the Japanese Navy .
Pilot, Bombardier and Gunner contributed greatly to victory in the Pacific.
Pilot had two, 50MM Cannons, Bombardier had two 30MM machine guns under the tail to ward of enemy fighters and the Gunner had a single 50MM .This was the heaviest single engine plane in the arsenal and could carry 2000lbs of bombs and torpedoes.