Air International 1985-09
Model enthusiast
A TBF-3W early-warning version of the Avenger serving with Aeronavale's Flotille 4F during the Suez operations in November 1956.
A Grumman TBF-1 of US Navy squad­ron VT-8 - one of the aircraft lost in the Avenger's first operation, at Midway on 4 June 1942.
Grumman TBM-3 serving aboard the USS Randolph (CV-15) as part of Task Force 58.
Avenger I FN908 serving with No 850 Squadron, FAA, aboard HMS Empress in the English Channel in 1944.
An Avenger II (J2490) based at RNAS Donibristle in mid-1944, with Invasion markings.
One of the 60 Grumman TBM-3s supplied to the Dutch Marine Luchtvaartdienst in 1954, this being a -3E2 version.
One of 10 TBM-3S2 Avengers (in addition to 10 TBM-3W2s) used for training purposes by the JMSDF between 1955 and 1960.