Model, Static, Douglas TBD Devastator


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Transferred from the U.S. Department of the Navy.


  • Wood - overall
  • Metal - propeller, landing gear, ezhaust, tailhook, antenna
  • Plastic - canopy, landing light


Model: 27.9 x 67.3 x 96.5cm (11 in. x 26 1/2 in. x 38 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America


ca. 1940

Physical Description

Wood, plastic, and metal model of a U.S. Navy Douglas TBD Devastator torpedo bomber in the marking of VT-2 on the carrier USS Lexington, in overall silver with yellow wings and tail, with blue band on cowl and rear of fuselage. 1:16 scale. Circa 1940.



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