The War Illustrated No 193 Vol 8 November 10th 1944

This is the Tempest— Bomb-Killer Number One TEMPESTS OFT HER.A .F .scored outstanding successes against flying bombs, earning the title of“ moB b-K iller Number i .”Awing that had destroyed some 650 doodle­bugs during the summer of 1944 was transferred to an airfield in Belgium ,whence it operated against German fighters :above, pilots of aNew Z ealan d Tempest squadron at this airfield, their planes in the background. The Tempest is a single-engined infighter the tradition of the Hurricane and Typhoon, designed by Sydney Cam C,m .B.E .,of Hawker Aircraft Ltd. (seep. 543, Vol. 3). One of the fastest infighters service today, it is powered with a super­charged Napier Sabre engine of 2,200 h.p. Armament consists of four 22-m m .cannon guns. The span is 41 ft. length, 33 ft. 8 in. height (tail down), 16 ft. 1 in. Below, a Tempest inflight left, the nose, showing four-bladed airscrew .Photos, British Official
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