SkyMax Models' diecast models


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SkyMax Models, Hong Kong, has released two diecast Hawker Tempest Mk. Vs. SkyMax Models are manufacturing diecast finished models for the warbird series in WWII.

Authentic scale models with high-feature decoration. Interchangeable undercarriage parts and display stand included.

The two models are:

Hawker Tempest V (SM4001)

JF-K JN765

No.3 Squadron, Newchurch
June 1944

Pilot G.E. Kosh


Hawker Tempest V (SM4002)

JF-E NV724

Free French Air Force, No.3 Squadron

July 1945

Pilot F/Lt. Pierre Clostermann 


Sky Max Models

Flying Tigers Ltd (UK)





Diverse Images' 1/72 Tempest and Beamont bronze




Diverse Images is a privately owned British company, the vast majority of their work is carried out in Studios in Brighton where they sculpt, cast and paint the models. One of the latest models is Wing Commander Roland Beamont's R-B(JN751). They have also made a bronze of Roland Beamont. The Tempest is in 1/72-scale, wingspan 7ins (178 mm) and weight 11ozs (311 grams). The price is £89.50 plus shipping/postage. Note it's a limited edition of 500.
The bronze weighs 11kgs, is 18 inches high and costs £1500.

Diverse Images






Planecraft´s Timber Tempest




Planecraft's 1/27-scale, 18" span, model of a Tempest Mk. V. Made of Stained Chestnut.


Latest updates:

Tempest Mk.II MW376

30 April 2023
Bruce Hoffman visited KF Centre and MW376. Three photos, video clip and a short report.

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Tempest Mk. II MW763

19 April 2023
First proper engine run of Hawker Tempest II G-TEMT’s mighty Bristol Centaurus 6 engine.

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Latest magazine

14 April 2023
Aeroplane Magazine April 2023: How Hawker’s legendary Typhoon and Tempest could have been Griffon-powered.

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Tempest Mk.II MW758

28 Feb 2023
MW758 has moved to a new location, the South Wales Aviation Museum at St Athan.

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