Gaëtan Marie's Tempest Profiles
Tempest Mk. V JF-E (NV994) flown by F/L Pierre Clostermann, No 3 Squadron, April 1945.
Tempest Mk. V SD-Y (EJ555) from No 501 Squadron (County of Gloucester), Royal Auxiliary Air Force, 1944.
Tempest V JF-E (NV724) flown by F/L Pierre Clostermann with 3 Squadron, in July 1945.
This is his most famous aircraft, called "Le Grand Charles".
Tempest Mk. VI V (NX135) of No 6 Squadron, 1949.
Tempest Mk. V SA-M (SN129)of No 486 Squadron in April 1945.
This aircraft was flown by Jim Sheddan and other pilots of 486 Sqdn, and shot down several German aircraft.
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