Tag: Torpedo Eight

Sept. 17, 2018

Flight of the Avenger

Exhilaration is what I felt, sitting in the gunner's turret as "Doris Mae's" powerful radial engine roared and vibrated on the take-off roll. Restored to flying condition by the Capital Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, the World War Two-vintage TBM Avenger torpedo bomber was the heaviest single-engine aircraft built by the U.S. during the