This 1/5 scale Hawker Tempest Mk. V is being built by Fighteraces (www.fighteraces.co.uk) 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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