Canadian Warplanes 5: Hawker Tempest

Hawker Tempest

(RAF Photo)

Hawker Tempest Mk. V, RAF (Serial No. NV596).

Hawker Tempest Mk. V (1), (Serial No. NV999).

(IWM Photo, CH 18814)

Squadron Leader A S Dredge, Officer Commanding No. 3 Squadron, RAF, briefs his pilots for a sweep over the Caen area, on the elevator of a Hawker Tempest Mk. V, coded JF-M, at Newchurch, Kent in the UK. A number of RCAF pilots flew the Tempest with No. 3 Squadron.

(IWM Photo, CH 14088)

Royal Air Force ground crew refuel and re-arm Hawker Tempest Mk. V, coded JF-G, No. 3 Squadron, RAF, by the grass North-South runway at Newchurch, Kent inthe UK. On the far side of the runway is the dispersal area of No. 56 Squadron RAF.