Back this year the much loved TBM Avenger!! Don’t miss out on the chance to view this amazing piece of history at Colorado Tribute to Aviation 2021 at Montrose Regional Airport.
The TBM Avenger was the best carrier torpedo bomber in World War II and was first used at the Battle of Midway. In addition to a torpedo, the Avenger could carry bombs, rockets, and depth charges to fly a variety of missions.
In 1945, Ensign George H.W. Bush, the 41st U.S. President, flew a TBM in combat against Japanese island bases.