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Grumman TBM-3E Avenger

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Year: 1945
Make: Grumman
Model: TBM-3E Avenger
Country: USA
City, State: , OR
Name: Platinum Fighter Sales
Company: Platinum Fighter Sales
Phone: 1-800-210-1951
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Website: www.platinumfighters.com
Sale Type: Sell
Price:
$495,000
 

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N9584Z, 1945 Grumman TBM-3E Avenger, S/N:88582. $495,000. History: Manufactured in March 1945, Accepted by U.S. Navy. Stationed at NAS Seattle for use as a Radar Operator Trainer, VT-4, VT-11, CASU (Carrier Auxiliary Service Unit). Decommissioned from the US Navy in 1956. Never a Crop Duster or Fire Bomber. Located: Oregon

Registration Number: N9584Z
Serial Number: 88582
TTSN: 3615
SMOH: 680
Flight Rule: VFR
Condition: Used - Good
Prop: Hamilton Standard 22E50 w/ 6501 Blades 440 Hrs. SPOH by H&S Propeller Prop A.D. 2023
Exterior: Painted in North Atlantic colors of Hunter-Killer Carrier Task Forces Replica 5 inch HVAR and 2500 lb GPU bombs mounted Empty APS-4 Radar Pod (very rare) Mounted on Right Wing Removable COD (Carrier Onboard Delivery Container) Installed in Bomb Bay Tailhook
Interior: Restored to stock military configuration - Good Condition
Engine: Curtiss Wright R-2600-20 680 Hrs. SMOH by Rudy Blakey Carburetor o/h 2016 Power Section IRAN and new Ignition Harness by Anderson Airmotive 2018 Nose Case IRAN and Engine Test Run in Test Cell by Aero Trader 2020
Inspection Status: Other
Inspection Status Other: Annual / Condition Inspection: Completed 1/2021 Aircraft has been maintained by Airpower Unlimited, Jerome, ID since 2016

Avionics:
Garmin SL-40 COMM
Garmin 150 GPS
PM Engineeering 1000 Intercom
Appareo Transponder w/ ADS-B Out

Additional Equipment:
Restoration and Significant Restoration Work since 2016  including:
Rebuilt Right Wing with new Spar, Stringers, Skins
Overahuled Main Landing Gear. New Seals in Oleo Struts
Wheels overhauled and repainted
New Tires and Tubes
Overhauled Spare Gear / Flap Valve
New Fuel Tanks
Installed most original Radios and Instruments for Pilot Compartment and completion of Radar/Bombadier Compartment
Gun camera
Gun Charger
Navigation Plotting Board
Flare Gun
Torpedo Camera
Pilot radar Scope
IFF Radio & Switch
Restored Bombadier Station to 1945 Specifications Including Radar Scope
APS-4 Radar Pod mounted on Right Wing
Aircraft Weighed and new Weight & Balance

Modifications:
Electric Standby Hydraulic Pump
Electric Oil Shut-off Valve interconnected to Starter
Two Piece Tailwheel Tow Bar installed in Bomb Bay
Bruce's Custom Cabin Cover including Turret
Spares: 
Core Mags
Carburetor
Starter
Generator
Tailwheel
Spark Plugs
Landing Gear / Flap Valve
Spare Tailwheel Locking Pin
Hydraulic Unloader Valve
Tools  and Manuals:
Main Wing Jack Pads
Propeller Wrench
B-4 Maintenacne Stand (Needs hyd. pump & cylinder o/h)
Aircraft & Engine Maitenance, Repair & Overhaul Manuals
Original Navy TBF Pilot Manual
Original ART-15 Operator Manual
Year: 1945
Make: Grumman
Model: TBM-3E Avenger
TTSN: 3615
SMOH: 680
Price: $495,000
Country: USA
Registration Number: N9584Z
Serial Number: 88582
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