This 1/5 scale Hawker Tempest Mk. V is being built by Fighteraces ( from the Roy Vaillencourt plans utilising a Belair laser cut kit. The model is to be fitted with a DA-85 cc petrol engine and Sierra Giant Scale retracts and wheels. Radio system will be Powerbox plus Futaba receivers and servos. Colour scheme to be the famous 'Pierre Clostermann' scheme.


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Text and photos:
Phil Clark

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

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Tempest Mk.II MW376

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

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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.

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Eagles of Destiny

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

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