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Special Hobby 1/32 Tempest V (Hi-Tech)

by Tom Cleaver on January 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

When Sydney Camm first designed what became the Typhoon in the late 1930s, not that much was known about high speed flight and heavy weaponry, with the result that the Typhoon’s wing turned out to be too thick. The result […]

Hawker Tempest Mk. V Special Hobby 1/32

by Artur Domanski on January 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Hawker Tempest Mk. V JN752 03.07.1944 No. 3 Squadron Tempest V JN752 JF-S Fl/Sgt. Domanski Operation: V1 Patrol Date: 3rd July 1944 (Monday) Unit: No. 3 Squadron Type: Hawker Tempest V Serial: JN752 Code: JF-S Base: RAF Newchurch Location: Cliff […]

Hawker’s Tempest V from Special Hobby in 1/32nd.

by Tony Prince on November 16, 2016 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

An excellent kit which however needs care & adherence to the instructions! Parts fit is excellent as is surface detailing & all the little bits in the cockpit & undercarriage. I found the instructions a bit confusing at times but […]

Eduard’s 1/48 scale Hawker Tempest V. by Tony Prince

by Tony Prince on February 18, 2014 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Doing my monthly dusting of my display shelves I picked up this Tempest. A long time favourite of mine which has repeatedly survived periodic culling This is the first release of the Tempest from Eduard & my build dates from […]

Royal Air Force Hawker Tempest Mk.V (early) – 3 Squadron – Academy 1/72

by Michael Drover on February 16, 2014 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

The response I’ve had to the F-111 and P-40 has been overwhelming and I appreciate all those have commented on the posts. It really is appreciated. Back to 1/72 scale this time with the venerable 1/72 Academy Hawker Tempest built […]

PCM 1/32 Tempest V, Srs. 2

by Tom Cleaver on July 22, 2013 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

This will be more fully reviewed at Modeling Madness this Wednesday. The kit decals were modified to do “Foob” Fairbanks’ EJ762, using the new photo Chris Thomas has received that shows the full left side of the airplane after it […]

F/Lt Pierre Clostermann (French Air Force),

by Hans Peter Tschanz on May 26, 2013 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Military career Pierre Clostermann 1942 voluntarily entered the force aériennes française libres (free French air force / FAFL was training the fighter squadron Alsace (Squadron No.: 341 Free French) allocated.) Later, he joined the squadron No.: 602 “city of Glasgow”, […]

Alan Clark’s stunning Hawker Tempest

by Editor on October 31, 2012 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Posting the first article on a new site takes a lot of deliberation, as one would very much like it to be reflective of the site’s vision. I can find no better object to inaugurate iModeler with than this, the […]