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Tempest in Books

 

 
2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE Vol. 1, Spartan to Normandy*
by Christopher Shores & Chris Thomas


ISBN 1 903223 40 7 

2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE Vol. 2, Breakout to Bodenplatte*
by Christopher Shores & Chris Thomas


ISBN 1 903223 40 7

2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE Vol. 3, From the Rhine to Victory*
by Christopher Shores & Chris Thomas


ISBN 1 903223 60 1

2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE Vol. 4, Volume 4: Squadrons, Camouflage and Markings, Weapons and Tactics 1943-1945**
by Christopher Shores & Chris Thomas

ISBN13/EAN  9781906537012

501 (CofG) SQUADRON*
by David Watkins and Phil Listemann


ISBN 978-295-26-3813-5

ACES HIGH*
by Christopher Shores


ISBN 1 898697 00 0

ACES HIGH II*
by Christopher Shores


ISBN 1 902304 03 9

AGAINST THE SUN*

The Story of Wing Commander Roland Beamont D.S.O., O.B.E., D.F.C.
by Edward Lanchbery

ALLIED AIRCRAFT PISTON ENGINES OF WORLD WAR II
by Graham White


ISBN 1-56091-655-9

A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE OPERATIONAL LIFE OF 122 WING, 83 GROUP*

 

Published by Kobenhavn: J H Schultz, 1945

A VIEW FROM THE OFFICE
by Ron Pottinger


ISBN 0-9546189-1-2
Hardback format

A VIEW FROM THE OFFICE*
by Ron Pottinger


ISBN 0954618904
A4 format

BRITISH PISTON AERO-ENGINES AND THEIR AIRCRAFT
by Alec S. C. Lumsden


ISBN 1-85310-294-6

BY-LINE - Selected Articles and Dispatches of Four Decades*
by Ernest Hemingway

Includes a chapter where Hemingway visits the Tempest Wing during the V1 period.


ISBN 0684839059

CAMOUFLAGE & MARKINGS NO. 4*

- Hawker Tornado, Typhoon & Tempest
by R.C. Jones and R.L. Ward

CAMOUFLAGE & MARKINGS Royal Air Force 1939-1945
by Mike Reynolds


ISBN 1-85486-065-8

COLD WAR SHIELD: RAF Fighter Squadrons 1950-1960. Volume 1.

Spitfire Tempest Hornet Mosquito & Meteor Squadrons

by Roger Lindsay

ISBN13/ EAN: 9780954406912

DET STORA VANSINNET (Le Grand Cirque)*
by Pierre Clostermann


ISBN 91-7486-210-3

DIVER! DIVER! DIVER!*

RAF and American Fighter Pilots Battle the V-1 Assault Over South-East England 1944-45

by Brian Cull with Bruce Lander

ISBN13/EAN 9781904943396

ISBN10 190494339X

FAMOUS AIRPLANES OF THE WORLD SERIES
No. 70 Typhoon and Tempest

FLIGHTPATH TO MURDER*

by Steve Darlow

 

ISBN-10 1844255417

ISBN-13: 978-1844255412

FLYING TO THE LIMIT
by Roland Beamont


ASIN 1852605537

FLYPAST Reference Library*
- Hawker
by Donald Hannah


ISBN 0 946219 01 X

GEKITSUI-OH
by Pierre Clostermann


The first Japanese version of Pierre Clostermann's Le Grand Cirque.

Published in 1952.

HAWKER TEMPEST*
by Dusan Mikolas, Modelpres (Czech)


ISBN 80-901328-1-2

HAWKER TEMPEST MKS. II to VIs*
by Richard J. Caruana.
No. 55 in the Warpaint series

HAWKER TEMPEST Mks. I, V, II, VI, TT Mks. 5, 6*
by 4+ Publication


ISBN 80-902559-2-2

HAWKER TEMPEST AND SEA FURY* 
by Robert Jackson


ISBN 0-7137-1684-3

Blandford Press 1989

Hawker Tornado, Typhoon, Tempest V (Spot on)*

by Janusz Światłoń

 

ISBN 978-83-65281-09-8

Mushroom Model Publications

HAWKER TYPHOON/TEMPEST*
Famous Airplanes of the World No. 63


ISBN 4-89319-060-1

Bunrin-Do 1997

Hawker Typhoon and Tempest: A Formidable Pair*

by Philip Birtles

 

Publisher: Fonthill Media
 

LEADING FROM THE COCKPIT: A fighter pilot's story

by Air Chief Marshal H. Moolgavkar

 

ISBN: 81-901915-7-8

 

LE GRAND CIRQUE 2000*
by Pierre Clostermann


ISBN 2290324302

LE GRAND CIRQUE
by Pierre Clostermann

ISBN 2080675877

Flammarion

LE GRAND CIRQUE
by Manuel Perales


An illustrated story based on Pierre Clostermann's best seller.
ISBN 2-930234-32-6

LE GRAND CIRQUE 2
by Manuel Perales


An illustrated story based on Pierre Clostermann's best seller.
ISBN 2-930234-32-6

LE GRAND CIRQUE 3*
by Manuel Perales


An illustrated story based on Pierre Clostermann's best seller.

Low-Level Typhoon and Tempest Aces of World War 2

Aircraft of the Aces #40

by Chris Thomas

MY PART OF THE SKY*
by Roland Beamont


ISBN 1-85260-079-9

NAPIER POWERED 
Compiled by Alan Vessey


ISBN 0 7524 0766 x

Published by Chalford

OPERATION BODENPLATTE: Kagero Topcolors 13

by Marek J Murawski

ISBN13/ EAN: 9788361220589

Pierre CLOSTERMANN

Journal de sa vie opérationnelle Janvier 1943 - Août 1945

by Georges-Eric Coisne

ISBN-10 : 1656024578

PILOT´S NOTES FOR TEMPEST II*
PILOT´S NOTES FOR TEMPEST V*

PROFILE PUBLICATIONS - THE HAWKER TEMPEST I-VI number 197*


by Mason

THE HISTORY OF 122 WING, 83 Group Second Tactical Airforce*

G. C. Jameson

Published by Kobenhavn: J H Schultz, 1945

THE RAF WWII LOGBOOKS of Wing Commander R.P. Beamont*

by J.D. Earnshaw and Mark Crame

ISBN

RUNWAYS TO VICTORY*
by Peter Celis


ISBN 90-805-6392-7

SIR SYDNEY CAMM - From Biplanes & 'Hurricanes' to 'Harriers'
by J E Chacksfield 

ISBN: 978 0 85361 698 6

SPITFIRE LEADER - The story of W.C. Evan "Rosie" Mackie*
by Max C Avery with Christopher Shores

ISBN 1-898696-58-2

Grub Street London 1997

Sydney Camm: Hurricane and Harrier Designer

by John Sweetman

TEMPEST AT WAR
by Arthur Reed and Roland Beamont

(MOSQUITO, TYPHOON,) TEMPEST AT WAR*
by Arthur Reed and Roland Beamont


ISBN 1-85648-227-8

TEMPEST - HAWKER'S OUTSTANDING PISTON-ENGINED FIGHTER*

by Tony Buttler

ISBN 978-1-905414-15-4

TEMPEST OVER EUROPE*
by Roland Beamont


ISBN 1-85310-452-3

TEMPEST PILOT*
by CJ Sheddan with Norman Franks


ISBN 1-898697-64

Tempest V - An illustrated history of the Temporary Tempest*

by Christopher Thomas

Tempest V vs Fw 190D-9: 1944–45 (Duel)* 

by Robert Forsyth

TERROR FROM THE SKY*
by Graham A. Thomas


ISBN

THE BIG SHOW*
by Pierre Clostermann


ISBN: 0304366242

Cassell Academic,
Also as an Audio Cassette

THE BIG SHOW
by Pierre Clostermann


Corgi War Illustrated

THE BIG SHOW
by Pierre Clostermann


Fortunes of War

THE BLUE ARENA*
by Bob Spurdle

Airframe & Miniature No.4: The Hawker Tempest*
by Richard A. Franks

Valiant Wings Publishing

Airframe & Miniature No.4: The Hawker Tempest (extended 2nd edition)*
by Richard A. Franks

Valiant Wings Publishing

THE HAWKER TYPHOON AND TEMPEST*
by Francis K. Mason 

ISBN 0-946627-19-3

Aston Publications 1988

THE HAWKER TYPHOON, TEMPEST AND SEA FURY*
by Kev Darling

ISBN 1861266200

Motorbooks International

THE LONG DRAG - A Short History of British Target Towing
by Don Evans


ISBN 0 9545605 4 X

THE TYPHOON & TEMPEST STORY*
by Chris Thomas & Christopher Shores


ISBN 0-85368-878-6

THE YEARS FLEW PAST*
by Roland Beamont


ISBN 1-84037-299-0

TYPHOON/TEMPEST IN ACTION*
by Jerry Scutts, Squadron/Signal publication No 102


ISBN 0-897447-232-2

TYPHOON AND TEMPEST ACES OF WORLD WAR 2*
by Chris Thomas, Osprey Aircraft of the Aces, No 27


ISBN 1-85532-779-1

TYPHOON AND TEMPEST: The Canadian Story*
by Hugh A. Halliday


ISBN: 0-921022-06-9

THE WILD WINDS
by Paul Sortehaug

THOSE OTHER EAGLES*
by Christopher Shores


ISBN 1 904010 88 1

UNE SACRÉE GUERRE!
by Pierre Clostermann


ASIN: 208066445X

Flammarion

V1 Flying Bomb Aces - Aircraft of the Aces 113*

by Andrew Thomas

 

 

  

 

Tempest in Magazines

 

AEROPLANE April 2000*


- Restoration report of MW763.

AEROPLANE September 2000*


- One of the Few: Roland Beamont CBE, DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar.

AEROPLANE March 2001

- Hawker Tempest VIs over Aden.

AEROPLANE November 2001*


- Restoration report of MW763.
- Tempests in the desert. (1 photo of crashed NX140 from Ron Hughes.)

AEROPLANE May 2002*


- Doddlebug Summer extracts from a TV interview with Wg Cdr Roland Beamont.

AEROPLANE June 2006*


- "Battling the Buzzbombs". Personal memoirs of Ron Pottinger, a former 3 Sqn Hawker Tempest pilot.

AEROPLANE February 2011*

- James Knightly explores a tightly-targeted fighter aircrew role:

Hawker Tempest Pilot.

AEROPLANE March 2011*

- Booker's Beauties, Personal Plane Services at work

AEROPLANE October 2011*

- The Third Shall be First with the Tempest

AEROPLANE March 2013*

- Tempest Database

AEROPLANE September 2014

- Doodlebugs over London, V-1 Attacks 70 Years On

AEROPLANE February 2020*

- Tempest (PR536) for Cosford

AEROPLANE MONTHLY July 1991*


- Restoration report of HA457. (Later to be Hendon's PR536.)

AEROPLANE MONTHLY June 1992 - Jan 1993**


- Tempest Summer by Roland Beamont.

AEROPLANE MONTHLY**


- Forties Favourites - 4.

AIRFORCE MAGAZINE Vol. 22 No. 1 Spring 1998**


- "Downing V-1 Flying Bombs", about Seymour Feldman

AIR INTERNATIONAL Feb 2005 (Volume 20 No.2)**


- Hawker's Tempestous Finale.

AIRPLANE, The Complete Aviation Encyclopedia, Volume 14 Issue 168


- Hawker Tempest & Hawker Sea Fury - 13 page spread including centre fold-out feature.

AIR SUPERIORITY: A CASE OF STUDY 122 WING**
by John T Smith (Air Enthusiast/Forty-eight)

AVIATION TIME 3-2002


- Hindustan is ablaze. First part of articles is devoted to combat operations of Indian and Pakistan AF. 6 photos, Hawker Tempest Mk.II fighter drawing, scale 1:72, 5 aircraft colourings.

AVIONS N° 151 mai-juin 2006


- A special issue dedicated to the memory of the late Pierre Clostermann

AVIONS 227 - N° SPECIAL CLOSTERMANN*

ENGINE TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL March 2006*


The Greatest Engines of All Time - Napier Sabre
by LJK Setright

FLIGHT March 3rd 1945

Napier Sabre II

FLIGHT November 22nd 1945

Napier Sabre VII

FLIGHT July 25th 1946

Napier Flight Development (Annular Tempest)

FLIGHT October 3rd 1946

Spinning Intake (Ducted Annular Tempest installation)

FLIGHT October 7th 1948

Annular Tempest 6 in the Air

FLIGHT JOURNAL December 2009*

- Death at Daybreak

by Jack Stafford

FLYING SCALE MODELS January 2010**

- Master Models Hawker Tempest Mk. II

- 6 pages type history

- In Detail, around 50 photos of Hendon's PR536

- 5 pages with Artur Bentley's 1/50 scale drawings of Tempest Mk. II

- The Tempest Mk.II which force-landed in the Russina zone in March 1947

FLYING SCALE MODELS March 2012**

- Hawker Tempest M. II In Detail Special, 5 pages with photos

FLYING SCALE MODELS December 2014*

- Andy and Colin Wynn's 1/5-scale Tempest Mk. V (Vailly Aviation Design) in detail.

FLYPAST Sept 1992*


- Hawker's Tempest is 50 this month by Ken Wixey.
- Tempest fugit by Dave Allport, progress of MW376.

FLYPAST Nov 1996

- Tempest Ground Attack.

The build up to D-day saw Hawker Tempest squadrons roaming northern France; Roland Beamont recalls one such mission.

FLYPAST March 1997


- Tempest trouble,

RAF Tempest force-lands in Russian sector of occupied Berlin, 1947.

FLYPAST Aug 1998**


- What a beauty! by Anthony L Butler

FLYPAST May 2002*


- Special Hawker Tempest fold-out.

FLYPAST July 2002*


- FlyPost: Tempests in Germany... and Tempests in Iraq.

FLYPAST July 2003*


- Cosford rolls out a masterpiece by Ken Ellis

Roll out of NV778 in a target-tug colour scheme. Two pages, 7 colour-photos.

FLYPAST Feb 2004*


- Hendon's Milestones opens in style
- RAF Lübeck
- Photos from Jack Stafford
- History of No. 6 Squadron

FLYPAST April 2005*


- A tribute to 16 and 54 Squadrons
- A letter from Flt Lt Geoff Wheeler who flew Tempest Mk V and II with 33 Sqn. Two photos included.

FLYPAST Sept 2007*


- "Stay Focussed", three pages about Fg Off Brian "Oke" O'Connor who flew with 486 Sqn.

FLYPAST January 2010*

- MW404 for sale (advert).

FLYPAST October 2011*

- Indian Vintage Aircraft Flight takes shape.

(A Tempest II for Indian Vintage Aircraft Flight.)

FLYPAST May 2015*

- Tempest - Behind the scenes

A peek behind the scenes at a Hawker Tempest project at North Weald.

FLYPAST June 2015*

- From The Workshop

Kermit Weeks speaks to Darren Harbar about progress on his long-term Hawker Tempest restoration.

FLYPAST October 2016*

- AMONG THE GREATS
Historian James Holland examines the career of Pierre Clostermann, a French fighter ace who flew with the RAF during the war.

FLYPAST December 2016*

Spotlight: Hawker Tempest

FLYPAST January 2018*

From the workshop: A kit of parts (MW763)

FLYPAST February 2020*

Tempting reality - At last an Airworthy Tempest? (MW763)

FLYPAST March 2021*

Inside stories: Pierre Clostermann

IPMS Magazine January 1970

MODEL AIRCRAFT MONTHLY May 2004*


- RAF Post War Tempest Colours
- Tempestuous Twosome

MODEL AIRCRAFT MONTHLY Oct 2004*


- Annular Cowling Tempest
- Letter of the month

MODEL AIRPLANE INTERNATIONAL MAY 2006*


- An Appreciation Pierre Clostermann by Richard J. Caruana.

MODEL AIRPLANE INTERNATIONAL MARCH 2014*

- Daniel Zamarbide Suárez builds the PCM 1:32 Tempest Mk V

MODEL AIRPLANE NEWS April 1996*


- In Focus: Hawker Tempest by Mike Cherry.

PILOT 3/1976


- Jakt efter hämnd (Swedish comic).

RCM&E August 2010

- Hawker Tempest - Alfa's fine little fighter.

RCM&E June 2011*

- Spotlight on scale - Tempest II

Alex Whittaker presents Paul Metcalf's 1/4,5-scale Tempest Mk. II.

RCM&E March 2015*

- Clubman Scale Feature: Tempest V

Alex Whittaker presents Colin and Andy Wynn's 1/5-scale Tempest Mk. V.

R/C MODEL WORLD March 2011

- Tempest Mk.V ARF, Alfa Model’s electric warbird tested by Matt Boddington.

R/C SCALE AIRCRAFT Oct/Nov 1992*


- The Hawker Tempest V by Peter Cooksley.

R/C SCALE AIRCRAFT Aug/Sept 1995*


- Hawker Tempest 2 by David Boddington.

 

RC Scale International - 2nd issue

- Hawker Tempest Mk. V - A stunning warbird! by Davide Furini

REPLIC No 70, June 1997

- Hawker Tempest Mk. V

REVI 65/2006*


- Nová metoda (A new method) by Michal Havrda.

SCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING April 1996


- Aircraft in Detail: Hawker Tempest by Chris Thomas.

SCALE AVIATION MODELLER Aug 1998*


- Photos in and around the Hawker Tempest Mk II.
- Thee new 1/48th scale early series Hawker Tempest Mk V from Eduard.
- Converting the 1/48th scale Eduard Tempest Mk V to a radial powered Mk II with the MDC conversion.

SCALE AVIATION MODELLER Dec 2002*


- Hawker Tempest by Richard J. Caruana .

SCALE AVIATION MODELLER Nov 2006*


- Homage to "Cloclo" by Tony Grand (building a 1/32 scale Tempest).
- Scale Plans 1/72 by Arthur Bentley.
- 11 colour profiles by Jerr Boucher.

SCALE AVIATION MODELLER Jan 2012* 

- Modellers Profile No 54

- Tempest Tossed

- Late Tempest Models

SCALE MODELS Feb 1973*


- Hawker Tempest by A.L. Bentley.

SECOND TO NONE - Anniversary Edition 2021

- Remembering PAF's first fighter "Tempest II" by Franciszek Grabowski

SUPER MODEL Nr 3(7)/2006*


- Samoloty Clostermanna by Tom Szlagor.

TAMIYA MODEL MAGAZINE No 30 (Nov/Dec 97)


-Hawker Tempest Mk V

THE AEROPLANE March 2 1945*


- The Hawker Tempest - Part I Production.

THE AEROPLANE March 9 1945*


- The Hawker Tempest - Part II Construction.

THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AIRCRAFT, issue 168


- Hawker Tempest & Sea Fury - 7 pages including data, cutaway drawing.

THE SECRET HORSEPOWER RACE: WESTERN FRONT FIGHTER ENGINE

by Calum E. Douglas

 

WRECK RECOVERY

After the Battle, issue no. 118


- The Trials of Flying Officer George Kosh.
(George Kosh was killed when his Hawker Tempest JN765 crashed near the Sussex coast during an early morning sortie to attack approaching flying bombs on July 1, 1944, the investigation of this airman's crash site was the subject of a court case in 2002.)