Grumman XTB2F

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name = TB2F
type = Torpedo bomber
manufacturer = Grumman


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The Grumman TB2F was a prototype, twin-engined torpedo bomber, intended as Grumman's successor to the successful TBF Avenger. However, only a mockup was ever constructed.

In 1944, during World War II, the "Midway" class aircraft carriers were being built, and Grumman attempted to design a new torpedo bomber to accompany those carriers. However, it was soon decided that, among other difficulties, it would be impracticable to efficiently deploy twin-engined aircraft of this size from an aircraft carrier, and the plans were scrapped.

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* AF Guardian
* TB2D Skypirate

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* List of military aircraft of the United States

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