Grumman TBF TBF-1 Avenger Torpedo Bomber - US NAVY 1/72 Scale Plastic Model Kit (Assembly Required) by Academy

$ 28.99


This is a model kit that requires assembly and (optional) painting. No glue or paints are included with the model. A display stand and water decals are included. The color of the plastic parts is light grey.

1:72 Scale Plastic Kit - Grumman TBF TBF-1 Avenger Torpedo Bomber - US NAVY - Length: 6.75"  Wingspan: 9"

Recommended for 14 years and older.

 The Grumman TBF Avenger (designated TBM for aircraft manufactured by General Motors) is an American torpedo bomber developed initially for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, and eventually used by several air and naval aviation services around the world.

The Avenger entered U.S. service in 1942, and first saw action during the Battle of Midway. Despite the loss of five of the six Avengers on its combat debut, it survived in service to become one of the outstanding torpedo bombers of World War II. Greatly modified after the war, it remained in use until the 1960s.