This is the only flyable Hawker Tempest II in the world. The Tempest was the biggest, most powerful, fastest British fighter of World War II and the last World War II RAF fighter to see combat, flying in the Malayan Emergency 1948-51, when [...]
A long time ago I completed a dual build of Eduard's Royal Class Tempest Mk.V set, it was among the first airbrushed models I did and I was very proud of the jump in quality between those Tempests and the builds prior. That set, like all [...]
This is my interpretation of Wing Commander ‘Bee’ Beamont’s Tempest Mk. V, a plane he test-piloted for Hawker before flying it into combat with incredible skill, flipping V-1s amongst other acts of unbelievable daring. I hope he [...]
I have to compliment Airfix on a beautifully engineered little kit.
It's been thought out and fits like a dream.
The undercarriage have big chunky attachment points that allow a solid fit but are hidden away.
Primed with Tamiya Neutral [...]
Although not Eduard's finest model, it is still the best model in the market. Quite a few areas require filling the seams and re-scribing the fine panel lines. Nonetheless, the model is well detailed and captures the characteristic Hawker [...]
Tempest Mk. II of Frank R Carrey. WCO 135 Wing Fassberg Germany Aug 1948 - Feb 1949.
PE and masks included with kit.
Vallejo Metal Aluminum over primer and coat of Mr Color GX 2 Ueno black. No issues with the Eduard decals. [...]
Here's some photos to share of a build I completed in April 2022. 1/48 Tempest Mk.II early version kit # 82124 by eduard. Looks like it came off the showroom floor. Sorry no exhaust burns no weathering. Very well detailed model. I believe [...]
This is 1/32 Special Hobby Hawker Tempest Mk.II with the markings of EG-X /PR733 flown by R.E.Mooney Co of No 16 Sqn RAF in Fassberg West Germany.
This Tempest built OOB except for CMK seat and Eduard instrument panel.
Paints are Gunze [...]
I was quite happy with my Eduard kits representing the magnificent Tempest. A price drop provided a good excuse to check if size matters. Well, it does.
Being a limited run kit, assembly requires much part test fitting. Fortunately for [...]
Here is the big brother to my Tempest MKV. This was the first eduard kit I built and I really enjoyed it! I loved the addition of the photo etched parts and the pre cut mask set was just the job! I did however mess up on the fuselage [...]