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Hawker Tempest

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Just arrived on my front porch

Just arrived. Tore into it like a ravening wolf. A more detailed review will be up at M2 next week. But right off, the surface detail is amazing, more petite even than the recent Fw-190 and Tempest, if such is possible. For those who say "yeah,[...]

Eduard 1/48 Tempest V Srs ii – Donald “Foob” Fairbanks, top-scoring Tempest pilot

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 was that Camm began wor[...]

Academy 1/72 Hawker Tempest Mk. V

I know it's been awhile. I just realized that between our annual show last year and the show last weekend, I've only completed 3 projects!! The Privateer took me almost 8 months, and then I moved at the end of the year. I do have 3 others wai[...]

Eduard 1/48 Hawker Tempext V, Srs 1 – a detailed construction review

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 was that Camm began wor[...]

Eduard 1/48 Hawker Tempest Mk. V Series 1 – In-box review

Let's have a look at the all-new 1/48 Hawker Tempest from Eduard. The initial boxing of the kit is called Tempest Mk.V Series 1 and brings the markings of the early Tempests of the 1st production batch, which were distinguished by protrudi[...]

100 Years of the RAF, 56 Squadron, cira 1942, Hawker Typhoon MK-IA, Hasegawa 1/48

My entry in the RAF Group build includes this Hawker Typhoon from Hasegawa. This aircraft began with some troublesome shortcomings but was given the go ahead using the improved Saber IIA engine. The risks were considered reasonable since it was [...]

1/32 Special Hobby Hawker Tempest Mk.V

This is 1/32 Special Hobby Hawker Tempest Mk.V with the markings of SN222 JF-E "Le Grand Charles", from No.3 squadron, Fassberg, late April / early May 1945. I have used Special Hobby Hawker Tempest Mk.V “Hi-Tech” kit. Cockpit modified with Ya[...]

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

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 was that Camm began wo[...]

Hawker Tempest Mk. V Special Hobby 1/32

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: Cli[...]

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

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 I a[...]
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