A Grumman design, the TBM-3 was one of the late versions of the Avenger and was in fact produced by General Motors. The most famous of all American torpedo bombers, the Avenger played a vital role in the sea battles of the South Pacific. This magnificent scale kit includes an operating rear gun turret and retractable undercarriage and arrester hook as well as a full complement of under-wing rockets. - Taken from the 4th edition catalogue (1966)
5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as TBM-3 'Avenger' from TBM-3 Avenger.
10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as TBM-3 Avenger from TBM-3 'Avenger'.
16th edition catalogue (1979), recorded as a Series 3 kit.
16th edition catalogue (1979), listed as Grumman TBM-3 Avenger from TBM-3 Avenger.
1984 edition catalogue, listed as TBM 3 Avenger from Grumman TBM-3 Avenger.
1987 edition catalogue, listed as Grumman TBM-3 Avenger from TBM 3 Avenger.
1995 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.