1979 boxing of 1966 Airfix kit, with decals from the Starfighter USN at Midway and TBDs (yes, TBDs for the 8-T-1 decals) at War sets.
I finished it as Ensign Bert Earnest’s Torpedo 8 TBF, which made it to Pearl Harbor took late to join [...]
As noted with Chuck Villanueva's post the lost of Flight 19 to this day remains a mystery.
The Men: Cpt George W. Stivers Jr. was born in Piedmont , Missouri in 1920 and was a graduate of the US Navel Academy. He would serve with the 1st [...]
The History: As related by Chuck Villanueva this marks the 75th Anniversary of the mysterious lost of Flight 19. This event has sparked many theories as to what really happened on this rather routine flight and has inspired tales of [...]
First off, I want to thank all of you who held off posting your articles so we could keep our Flight 19 builds together. That was very kind of you and considerate...
Flight 19 ... The "Lost Squadron" was previously introduced [...]
About a year ago I added a 1:32 TBF Avenger to my stash thinking it would be something I worked on in the long dark days of winter. It’s a huge carrier-based bird and I wanted to build one. Then the virus & quarantine hit and my wife [...]
1/72 Hobby 2000 / Hasegawa TBF-1C, VT-15, USS ESSEX (CV9), November 1944
The kit is a re-edition from Hobby 2000 of the Hasegawa kit with additional masks. I also added photo-etched parts from Eduard for the cockpit and a resin motor from [...]
This is my Trumpy Avenger built to represent an aircraft attached to a training squadron circa 1943.
When David @dirtylittlefokker
mentioned the "Imodeler at the Movies" group build, I was thinking about several different subjects that would fit. This particular plane is one that I have been wanting to build for many years [...]
TBM- Avengers "Charly Heavy" - Trumpeter 1/32: Civilized version of the Grumman TBM Avengers named "Charly Heavy" from the name of its last owner. This aircraft is currently operational and is registered in Switzerland [...]