Hawker Tempest Mk. II
images by Pieter Stroethoff
1/48 scale Tempest is available online from Squadron.com
This is my 1/48 scale Hawker Tempest Mk. II which I
converted from the Eduard Tempest Mk. V kit using the excellent Model
Design Construction conversion set.
The conversion required a good deal of cutting and trial
fitting to the wings and forward fuselage in order to correctly graft
the resin intakes and engine cowling in position.
Eduard kit was the standard release, not the Profi-Pak, so I also had to
do some scratch building to enhance the cockpit. A harness from Reheat
also helped in this area. The guns were made from fine steel tube,
The paints were all from Xtra-Colour. Decals came from
the spares box.
A few coats of Aeromaster Flat Clear completed the
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