SkyMax Models' diecast models


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SkyMax Models, Hong Kong, has released two diecast Hawker Tempest Mk. Vs. SkyMax Models are manufacturing diecast finished models for the warbird series in WWII.

Authentic scale models with high-feature decoration. Interchangeable undercarriage parts and display stand included.

The two models are:

Hawker Tempest V (SM4001)

JF-K JN765

No.3 Squadron, Newchurch
June 1944

Pilot G.E. Kosh


Hawker Tempest V (SM4002)

JF-E NV724

Free French Air Force, No.3 Squadron

July 1945

Pilot F/Lt. Pierre Clostermann 


Sky Max Models

Flying Tigers Ltd (UK)





Diverse Images' 1/72 Tempest and Beamont bronze




Diverse Images is a privately owned British company, the vast majority of their work is carried out in Studios in Brighton where they sculpt, cast and paint the models. One of the latest models is Wing Commander Roland Beamont's R-B(JN751). They have also made a bronze of Roland Beamont. The Tempest is in 1/72-scale, wingspan 7ins (178 mm) and weight 11ozs (311 grams). The price is £89.50 plus shipping/postage. Note it's a limited edition of 500.
The bronze weighs 11kgs, is 18 inches high and costs £1500.

Diverse Images






Planecraft´s Timber Tempest




Planecraft's 1/27-scale, 18" span, model of a Tempest Mk. V. Made of Stained Chestnut.


Latest updates:

RC Tempests

17 Sept 2023
Stephan Frappier's 1/5-scale Hawker Tempest Mk. II, Vailly Aviation design.

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13 Sept 2023
Gordon Mellis' article about the loss of F/O Marshall and NV709 on the outskirts of the village Birgham in 1945.


Latest photos

11 Sept 2023
Paul Germain shares his late father's photos. He was stationed at Gutersloh with No. 16 Squadron in approx' 1948.

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9 Sept 2023
Avionics update. The KF Aerospace team have been progressing well with avionics work over the past few weeks.

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29 June 2023
Another step closer to flight! Extensive engine running during the summer including taxing.

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