CURTISS SB2C-F HELLDIVER GREEN-LUGGAGE TAG
WWII aircraft are the favorites of so many PlaneTags collectors and it's no wonder why. The will, ingenuity and resources were at an all time high when these birds were produced. The SB2C-5 Helldiver shares this moment in history and MotoArt is thrilled to have BuNo 83393 as part of our collection. Introducing Curtiss SB2C-5 PlaneTags!
Learn all about the Helldiver on our blog SB2C Helldiver: The Navy's Last Dive Bomber
The Curtiss SB2C Helldiver was a two seater, single engine, carrier-based dive bomber and scout plane, produced between 1943 and 1945, and utilized by the U.S. Navy in the Pacific theater. It was Nicknamed The Beast, The Big-Tailed Beast and Two Cee, the Helldiver was also called S.O.B. 2nd Class - a play on the initials SB2C and referring to the Helldiver’s challenging handling characteristics. The SB2C was the last of Navy’s dive bombers, due to the changing nature of modern warfare and the expanding aviation technology.