Hawker Tempest Mk. IIs at Poona

These photos were taken at Poona, India, about 1979/80. Most of them were later shipped to the UK by Doug Arnold. Thanks to Peter Arnold for the photos!

 

poona-1 Indian serial no. HA586, ex-RAF MW763. 
poona-2  Indian serial no. HA586, ex-RAF MW763.
poona-3

Indian serial no. HA591, ex-RAF MW810.

Today owned by Nelson Ezell, TX USA.

poona-4

Indian serial no. HA591, ex-RAF MW810.

Today owned by Nelson Ezell, TX USA.

poona-5

Indian serial no. HA634, ex-RAF ?????.

Scrapped?

poona-6

Indian serial no. HA457.

Today on display at RAF Museum, Hendon, as OQ-H (PR536).

poona-7

Indian serial no. HA457.

Today on display at RAF Museum, Hendon, as OQ-H (PR536).

poona-8 Unknown Tempest. Scrapped?
poona-9 Unknown Tempest. Scrapped?

Photos:
via Peter Arnold
Text source:
Peter Arnold