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Curtiss SB3C-1 and Grumman TSF-1

hesham

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Hi,

here is the Curtiss SB3C-1 scout-bomber and Grumman TSF-1
carrier-based torpedo-carring projects.

http://books.google.com.eg/books?id=GmFhOCYckfQC&pg=PA418&dq=MARTIN+xa-15&lr=&num=100&as_brr=3&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=1#v=onepage&q=MARTIN%20xa-15&f=true
 

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Vahe Demirjian

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Info and specs about the SB3C and TSF can be found in these books:

American Secret Projects: Fighters, Bombers, and Attack Aircraft, 1937-1945
U.S. Experimental & Prototype Aircraft Projects: Fighters 1939-1945


The TSF was basically the torpedo-carrying combat plane proposed by Grumman to replace the TBF/TBM Avenger after the Navy found the TB2F too big for the Midway-class carriers. But the TSF too was way too big for the new carriers, so the Navy chose the simpler TB3F/AF Guardian as the successor to the Avenger.
 
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