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by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Canadian Warplanes 3: The Second World War, Hawker Tempest and Hawker Typhoon

Canadian Warplanes of the  Second World War, Hawker Tempest and Hawker Typhoon

Data current to 7 Jan 2019.

Hawker Tempest Mk. V (1), (Serial No. NV999).  Single-seat RAF fighter with Sabre V engine (2,340 hp), 142 built.  One was flown in Canada by the RCAF for cold weather testing.

 (IWM Photo, HU 2173)

Hawker Tempest Mk. V, RAF (Serial No. EJ743).

Hawker Tempest Mk. V, RAF (Serial No. SN219).  (RAF Photo)

Hawker Tempest Mk. V, RAF (Serial No. EJ713).  (RAF Photo)

Hawker Tempest Mk. V, RAF (Serial No. NV696), test flight, Nov 1944.  (RAF Photo)

Hawker Tempest Mk. V, RAF (Serial No. EJ705).  (RAF Photo)

Hawker Typhoon being armed with rockets, ca June 1944.  (RAF Photo)

Hawker Typhoon, Vickers-Supermarine Spitfire, Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, and North American Mustang Mk. I aircraft at an Allied mobile repair section, Normandy 25 June 1944.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4002575)

Hawker Typhoon Mark IB (EK139), HH-N, Dirty Dora, of No 175 Squadron, RAF, May 1943.  (RAF Photo)

Hawker Typhoon Mk. IB, No. 486 Squadron, 27 Oct 1943. (IWM Photo CH11578)

Hawker Typhoon Mk. IB, P, No, 438 Sqn, RCAF, Normandy 1944.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4002572)

Hawker Typhoon Mk. IB, RAF (Serial No. EK183), US-A) of No. 56 Squadron RAF at RAF Matlaske, Norfolk, 21 April 1943.  (RAF Photo)

Hawker Typhoon.  (RCAF Photo)

Hawker Typhoon.  (CF Photo)

Hawker Typhoon Mk. IB, RCAF (Serial No. RB402), 5V-P of No. 439 Squadron RCAF, landing at Goch, Germany, ca. 1944.  None have been preserved in Canada.  (RAF Photo)

Hawker Typhoons, RCAF, ca 1944.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3607564)

 (IWM Photo CL 1598)

Hawker Typhoon in RCAF No. 440 Squadron, armourers bringing ammunition service, the Netherlands, late 1944.

 (IWM Photo, CL 3810)

Hawker Typhoon Mk. IB, (Serial No. MN659), I8-E, No. 440 Squadron RCAF, which suffered a collapsed undercarriage on landing after a sortie.

Hawker Typhoon rocket arrangement being inspected by Canadians.  (Library & Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4233241)

 (Author Photo)

Hawker Typhoon Mk. IB, (Serial No. MN235) on loan to the Canada Air and Space Museum in Ottawa from the RAF Museum in England.  It has been retured to the RAF Museum Cosford in the UK.  This aircraft was originally used by the USAAF for evaluation and Comparison trials.  Post war it was allocated to the NMUSAF.  It was in storage with the Smithsonian Institute before returning to England in 1968.