TBM-1C Avenger aircraft with stateside markings flying with US Navy Torpedo Squadron 80 (VT80) in training over the Atlantic coast, circa spring 1944

Caption     TBM-1C Avenger aircraft with stateside markings flying with US Navy Torpedo Squadron 80 (VT80) in training over the Atlantic coast, circa spring 1944 ww2dbase
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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
30 Jun 2012 03:38:57 PM

GOOD AIR-TO-AIR PHOTOGRAPH OF A TBM-C1:

Grumman TBM-1C assigned to Torpedo Squadron
Eighty VT-80. Later fought in the Pacific and operated from the USS Ticonderoga.
VT-80 returned to the USA, after WWII and was disbanded in 1945.
2,336 TBMs were built by the Eastern Aircraft
Division of General Motors, powered by
1xWright R-2600-20 Cyclone Air-Cooled Radial
Engine.

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