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Default Grumman TBM-3 "Avenger"

Grumman TBM-3 "Avenger"





Country of Service :United States
Role :Torpedo Bomber
First Flight :June 1943
Production Date :April 1944
In-Service Date :June 1944
Manufacturer :Eastern Aircraft Division of General Motors
Number Produced :4657
Crew :3
Length :12.48 meters
Height :5 meters
Empty Weight :4853 kilograms
Operational Weight :8117 kilograms
Maximum Weight :8278 kilograms
Wing Span :16.51 meters
Wing Aspect Ratio :4.99
Wing Area :45.52 square meters
Wing Load :178.32 kg per square meter
Engine Number :1
Engine Name :Wright R-2600-20 Cyclone
Coolant :Air
Cylinders:R-14
Capacity:42.7 Liters
Power :1750 hp @ 2800 rpm
Power / Weight Ratio :215.6 hp per tonne
Max Speed :444 kph @ 4570 meters
Cruising Speed :237kph @ 100 meters
Climb :627
Service Ceiling :9174 meters
Range :1819 kilometers
Fuel Capacity :1268 liters
Machinegun Armament :2x 12.7mm Browning M2 (Wings - 600 rounds each)
1x 12.7mm Browning M2 (Dorsal Turret - 500 rounds)
1x 7.92mm Browning (Ventral Trainable - 500 rounds)
Cannon Armament :None
Payload :907 kg (Internal)
226 kg (External)
Gunsight :Reflector
Avionics :ASV Radar
Pilot Armor :Yes
Self-Sealing Fuel Tanks :Yes
Armored Windscreen :Yes
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