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By Chris Thomas

Hawker's charismatic Tempest V entered RAF carrier simply in time to be the main profitable counter to the V1 flying bomb attack on southern England in the summertime of 1944. With greater than 800 of the robotic missiles to its credits, Tempest V devices then crossed the Channel to fasten horns with the easiest the Luftwaffe needed to supply – Fw 190D-9s, Ta 152s, Me 262s and Bf 109G/Ks – attaining a powerful kill/loss ratio in aerial combat.
With really targeted airplane profiles and intriguing strive against stories this identify covers the whole background of Tempest squadrons, from their preliminary layout and strive against event in global struggle 2 via to their post-war position and the eventual decline of this iconic British fighter.

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