Aircraft Photo of VH-VTB | Grumman TBM-3S Avenger | USA - Navy | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-VTB
Military Code:337
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman TBF/TBM Avenger (G-40)
Aircraft Generic Type:Grumman TBF/TBM Avenger (G-40)
Aircraft Version:Grumman TBM-3S Avenger
Licence-built by:General Motors
Operator Painted:USA - Navy
C/n (msn):3399
Location
City / Airport:BundabergMap
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YBUD   IATA: BDB   Local: YBUD   Other: -
Event:Wide Bay International Airshow 2007
 
Photo Date:4 August 2007
Photo by:Phil VabreContact
Photo ID: 41099
Photographer's Remark

Built for the US Navy as BuAer 53337. Post-war to the Royal Canadian Navy as AS Mk.3 53337, 29 May 52 to 10 Jan 58. Converted to fire tanker as CF-IMI with Skyway Air Services, Langley BC, 1958-69. Various owners until stored 1984-94. Sold in USA as N337GA 15 Sep 94-July 05. Shipped to Australia and registered VH-VTB 5 April 06. One of two owned by Steve Searle and present at the Wide Bay International Airshow.

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