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[...]
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[...]
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 [...]
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[...]
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 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
Base: RAF Newchurch
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[...]
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 around 2004 alth[...]
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 was repaired f[...]
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[...]