"Just thought you may be interested in the last pages of my fathers log book, Flt Lt Desmond Martin, when he was with 233 OTU. His log shows he ferried NV 778 to Aston Downes and also the last Tempest used by the RAF. His log book is showing how NV 778 was used and I have also enclosed the only photo I have.

I have his complete log books with 233 OTU and of his time with 98 squadron before and after D day if these can be of assistance to any ones research."

 

Roger Martin (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Palmerston North

New Zealand

 

 

 

desmondmartin-1

 

desmondmartin-2

 

desmondmartin-3

 

desmondmartin-4

 

desmondmartin-5

Hawker Tempest Mk.V/Target Tug NV711.

 

 

 

Source:

Roger Martin



Latest updates:

Latest Releases

Tempest II - An illustrated history of the Tempest Mk. II and FlyPast December 2022 added.

Read more

Tempest Mk.II MW376

On 31 August was the roll-out of MW376 which is available for viewing at the KF Centre for Excellence.

Read more

Tempest Mk.II MW758

MW758 is added to the list of survivors and is hoping to go in the airworthy direction with a 3350 up front.

Read more

Eagles of Destiny

The Eagles of Destiny mini-series covers the early years of Royal Pakistan Air Force, initially while still being ...

Read more