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Hawker Tempest
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Hawker Tempest Mk V
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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 during the war.

The Tempest V was in the hands of operational squadrons by April 1944. Operations carried out by one wing of Tempests comprised high altitude fighter sweeps, offensive operations known as "Rangers" (long-range sorties inside enemy territory, specifically to attack ground vehicles) and anti-shipping reconnaissance.

In June 1944, however, the first German V-1 flying bombs were launched against London and the Tempest's excellent low-altitude performance made it one of the preferred tools for dealing with the small fast-flying unmanned missiles. 150 Wing was transferred back to the ADGB, where the Tempest squadrons racked up a considerable percentage of the total RAF kills over the flying bombs (638 of a total of 1,846 destroyed by aircraft).

Source: Wikipedia, "Hawker Tempest", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Aces Over Europe: The Tempest was an improved Typhoon and ranks as one of the top fighters of the war. Its excellent speed and low-altitude performance made it a perfect ground attack fighter.

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