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AVENGER/Bu. 85632

Grumman Avenger 85632

Bureau #: 85632
Construction #: 2451
Civil Registration(s):
  N7002C
  C-GOBJ
  N81865
  Model(s):
  TBM-3 Avenger Avenger
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2011

History:
Delivered to US Navy as Bu. 85632, 19??.
Plains Aero Service, Dalhart, TX, 1963-1964.
- Registered as N7002C.
Air Tankers Inc, Newcastle, WY, 1966-1972.
Norfolk Aerial Spraying, Fredericton, NB, May 1974-1984.
- Registered as C-GOBJ.
- Flew as tanker #B15.
Forest Protection Ltd, Fredericton, NB, 1985-1989.
- Flew as tanker #B15.
Northwest Warbirds Inc, Kimberly, ID, 1989.
Wayne G. Rudd, Carbondale, CO, June 15, 1989-2005.
- Registered as N81865.
Fargo Air Museum, Fargo, ND, 2005-2008
- Flew as USN/T-83.
TBM Avenger Inc/Brad Deckert, Eureka, IL, 2008-2011.
- Based in Peru, IL.
- Major restoration work completed in 2010.
- Flown in the colors of its original WWII Unit, VMTB-234 (USMC).

Grumman Avenger 85632

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-5th Edition, 2008.
Photo Source(s):
Greg Morehead
Dave Miller
Research Assistance:

Greg Morehead

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