Item Number: 31391
Price: $139.99  CAD each  
Availability: In Stock
Manufacturer: SkyMax
Description: The Hawker Tempest was designed to improve upon the successful Typhoon, and was first flown on February 24th, 1943. It boasts an excellent low-altitude performance and was one of the main aircraft used to deal with German V-1 missiles. During the preparation for and execution of D-Day landings RAF No. 8- Squadron was protecting Great Britain flying Spitfires. They then transitioned to Hawker Tempests and continued their defense in an anti-V-1 flying bomb role, part of Operation Diver. After the war No. 80 Squadron was transferred to the Netherlands. The markings on Tempest EJ705 "W2-X" are unique in that it is not a tribute to a wife or girlfriend, but to Australia, with an image of a kangaroo holding an Australian flag. EJ705 racked up 4 kills before it was destroyed after an engine fire on startup.
Additional Info: SM4008

Option to display the model on a stand that is provided.
Model can be shown with the landing gear in the down or up positions.
> Pilot figure included.
Scale: 1/72

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