Hawker Tempest Mk.V
No. 486 Squadron
Royal New Zealand Air Force
January, 1945
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Hawker Tempest
The Hawker Tempest was a British fighter aircraft primarily used by the Royal Air Force
(RAF) in the Second World War. The Tempest was an improved derivative of the Hawker
Typhoon and one of the most powerful fighter aircraft used in the war.

Crew - 1 pilot
Length - 33 ft 8 in   (10.26 m)
Wingspan - 41 ft 0 in   (12.49 m)
Height - 16 ft 1 in   (4.90 m - tail sitting down)
Empty weight - 9,250 lb   (4,195 kg)
Loaded weight - 11,400 lb   (5,176 kg)
Max takeoff weight - 13,640 lb   (6,190 kg)
Powerplant - 1 x Napier Sabre IIA or IIB or IIC liquid-cooled H-24 sleeve-valve engine, 2,180
hp   (1,625 kW) Sabre IIA @  + 9 lb/in² boost at 7,000 ft   (2,133 m), 4,000 rpm
1/72 scale
Mostly die-cast metal
Very little plastic
Option to display model with wheels down or up
Display stand included