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Summary of Survivors

A total of over 1400 Tempests were built, but today there are only 12 left. The majority of those are ex-Indian (the HA serials). Although no Tempests are airworthy there are a number of restoration projects underway.

 

Aircraft:

Mark Serial no. Civilian (Indian) Owner Status  
II LA607  N607LA Kermit Weeks, Tamiami, Florida USA In storage Fantasy of Flight HQ, Polk City Read more >>
II MW376 G-BSHW (HA564) KF Aerospace, Canada Restoration to fly Read more >>
II MW401 G-PEST (HA604) Anglia Aircraft Restorations Stored?  
II MW404 (HA557) Chris Miller, Texas USA Restoration to fly Read more >>
II MW758 (HA580) Tempest Two Ltd Stored  
II MW763 G-TEMT (HA586)  Anglia Aircraft Restorations Restoration to fly Read more >>
II MW810 (HA591) Nelson Ezell, Texas USA Restoration to fly Read more >>
II MW848 (HA623) IAF Museum, Pallan AB, New Dehli On display Read more >>
II PR536 (HA457) RAF Museum, Cosford On display Read more >>
V EJ693 N7027E Kermit Weeks, Tamiami, Florida USA In storage Fantasy of Flight HQ, Polk City Read more >>
V JN768 G-TMPV The Hawker Typhoon Preservation Group   Read more >>
TT.5 NV778   RAF Museum, Hendon On display Read more >>

 

Cockpits:

Mark Serial no. Owner Status  
V SN260 Naylan Moore On display at South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum Read more >>

 

Parts:

Mark Serial no. History Status  
V EJ530 Shot down on 18 July 1944, W/C Hartley bailed out.   Read more >>
V EJ600 Shot down on 2 October 44, S/L Berry KIA. Parts on display at the International Museum 1939-1945, Netherlands. Read more >>
V EJ603 Shot down on 23 Sept 1944, F/L Wild bailed out.   Read more >>
V EJ715 Shot down on 22 December 1944, pilot Williams KIA. Only fuselage parts recovered.  
V EJ803 Shot down on 29 December 1944, F/L Edwards KIA.   Read more >>
V JN752 Shot down on 3 July 1944, F/S Domanski KIA. 
Parts on display at The Romney Marsh Wartime Collection. Read more >>
V NV981 Shot down on 25 March 45, F/O Kalka KIA.   Read more >>

 

Text sources:
Piet Wintjens
FlyPast August 1998
Aeroplane November 2001
FlyPast January 2002
FlyPast May 2002
FlyPast Jan 2010