Summary of History

 
Date Note  

1945

Built at Hawker Aircraft Ltd at Langley (Contract ACFT/2438/C.23(a)).

MW848

May 1948

Bought by Hawker from RAF surplus stocks, refurbished and sold to India.

HA623

1948

Delivered to Indian Air Force.

HA623

1969-

On display at IAF Museum, Palam AB, New Delhi.

HA623

 


 

HA623 Simon Watson

 HA623 towed past during the Air Force Parade Day at Palam, New Dehli, on 8 October 1997. (Copyright Simon Watson)

HA623 Arjun Sarup

A newly restored HA623 at the India Air Force Museum, Palam. Photo taken in March 2020 by Arjun Sarup.

 

 

 

Sources:
Simon Watson WINGMAN AVIATION@ aol.com
Arjun Sarup
The Hawker Typhoon & Tempest Story by Chris Thomas
4+ Publication Hawker Tempest



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