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Eduard 1/48 Hawker Tempest Mk.V Series 2 Weekend Edition EDK84187
The Hawker Tempest Mk.V Series 2 was a fighter aircraft used by the United Kingdom during World War II.
It was designed to be a high-performance aircraft, capable of engaging in a variety of combat missions, including ground attack and air superiority.
The Tempest Mk.V Series 2 was introduced in 1944 and featured several improvements over earlier models.
It was powered by a Bristol Centaurus radial engine and had a maximum speed of 710 km/h (440 mph).
The aircraft was armed with four 20 mm Hispano cannons, making it a highly effective air-to-air combat aircraft.
The Tempest Mk.V Series 2 saw extensive service in the later stages of the war, particularly during the Battle of Normandy and the subsequent Allied advance into Germany.
It was known for its excellent handling and manoeuvrability, and it was a formidable opponent for German fighter aircraft.
In addition to its role as a fighter, the Tempest Mk.V Series 2 was also used as a ground attack aircraft, with the ability to carry bombs and rockets.
It was highly effective in this role, and it played an important role in supporting Allied ground forces during the later stages of the war.
Today, the Hawker Tempest Mk.V Series 2 is remembered as an important aircraft in the history of aviation.
Its exceptional performance and versatility made it a valuable asset to the Allied war effort, and it remains a popular aircraft among aviation enthusiasts around the world.
Weekend edition kit of British WWII fighter aircraft Tempest Mk.V in 1/48 scale.
The kit offers the aircraft manufactured within Series 2 and serving in the RAF during and after the end of World War II.
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