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Douglas TBD-1 Devastator
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Kirill "Lassar" Vostretsov, Game Designer:

This was the first torpedo-carrying aircraft in the world built with a cantilever monoplane design. It became a true workhorse of US naval aviation during operations in the Pacific Ocean. In War Thunder, this aircraft will be able to take its place among other low-level US torpedo aircraft. Apart from torpedoes, the aircraft can carry a decent bomb load for its level, so it can be useful as an attacker aircraft even on tank maps. However, its weak frontal and defensive weaponry means that anyone flying this torpedo aircraft has to watch out for fighters.



Elena Bykova, Artist:

As a beautiful aircraft with a large and spacious cockpit which could seat three crew members, this carrier-borne aircraft is an impressive achievement of the USA’s pre-war aviation industry. It’s very beautiful, and that’s at least one reason to get one in your hangar.




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