Sunday, May 24, 2015

Old Station Fly-in & Heritage Show 2015 - Grumman American Aviation TBM-3E Avenger VH-MML

Among the more prominent displays at the Old Station Fly-in & Heritage Show 2015 at the weekend of Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th May, was Grumman American Aviation Corporation TBM-3E Avenger VH-MML.

Operated by Paul Bennet Airshows, VH-MML was built in 1943 and powered by a Curtiss-Wright Corporation R-2600, 14-cylinder, radial engine.

Of interest, the Grumman TBF Avenger (designated TBM for aircraft assembled by General Motors) was a torpedo bomber developed for the United States Navy (USN) and Marine Corps however was also used by a number of allied naval forces including the Royal Navy (RN), Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN).

To learn more about Paul Bennet Airshows, click onto the link below :