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Tempest Mk. VI

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Tempest Mk. VI from 6-th Squadron RAF, Egypt, winter of 1948-49 © Michael Bykov

Tempest Mk. VI from 6-th Squadron RAF, Egypt, winter of 1948-49.

Hawker Tempest VI: Prototype (HM595) flown with 2,340 hp Sabre V on May 9, 1944, followed by two Hawker Tempest V conversions for service trials and 142 new-build Hawker Tempest Vis with this engine. Service use post-war.

Hawker Tempest
MK. V Mk. VI Mk.II
Crew 1
Dimensions
Length, m 10.26 10.33 10.49
Wing span, m 12.49
Wing area, m2 28.06
Weight, kg
Empty weight 4,080 4,154 4,045
Loaded weight 5,175 5,250 5,360
Performance
Speed maximum, km/h 700 705 711
at altitude, m 5,180 5,400 4,600
Time to altitude 4572m, min 5.00 4.75 4.50
Service ceiling, m 11,125 11,250 11,400
Maximum range, km 1,190 1,210 1,3020

References

  • "Encyclopedia of military engineering" /Aerospace Publising/
  • "American warplanes of World War II" /under cor. David Donald/

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