Aviation Photo #2230942 Grumman (General Motors) TBM-3S Avenger ECM6B - UK - Navy

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Originally built as a TBM-3E, this electronic counter measures aircraft is powered by a 1,750hp Wright Cyclone R-2600-20 engine. Accepted in to service on 22/02/1945, she completed over 1306 flight hours in the USA before being shipped to Glasgow in 1953 where she was converted to an AS3 and joined RNAS Abbotsinch in 1954. She was then converted to an ECM6B in 1955. She was grounded on 11/03/1963 after completing a further 993 flight hours arriving at the FAAM on 04/09/1969 (Canon 50D + Sigma 10-20 EX DC)
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    Darren Wilson
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    Grumman (General Motors) TBM-3S Avenger ECM6B
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    Yeovilton
    England
    United Kingdom
    January 31, 2013
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