Hawker Tempest 
Tempest Mark V, JN766 ‘SA-N’, of No. 486 Squadron RNZAF, at Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire, during the Squadron’s re-equipment with the type.
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Hawker Tempest Mark Vs of No. 486 Squadron RNZAF parked in their dispersal area by Will's Farm at Newchurch Advanced Landing Ground, Kent. In the foreground, JN754 'SA-A', undergoes an engine test© IWM (HU 92145)
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Hawker Tempest Mark V, JN766 'SA-N', of No. 486 Squadron RNZAF based at Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire, in flight.
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Flying Officer J R Cullen of No. 486 Squadron RNZAF, standing in front of his Hawker Tempest Mark V at Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire. Cullen became a successful Operation DIVER pilot with the Squadron,, shooting down around 16 flying bombs
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Two Hawker Tempest Mark Vs of No. 486 Squadron RNZAF take off from B60/Grimbergen, Belgium, on a patrol.
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Two pilots of No. 486 Squadron RNZAF, Warrant Officer O D Eagleson of Auckland, and Flying Officer R J Cammock of Christchurch, stand by the tail of a Hawker Tempest four days after the Squadron's arrival at B60/Grimbergen, Belgium. © IWM (CL 1386)
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The Commanding Officer of No. 486 Squadron RNZAF confers with his some of his pilots in front of their Hawker Tempest Mark Vs at B60/Grimbergen, Belgium
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Pilots of No 486 Squadron, Royal New Zealand Air Force, assemble in front of their Hawker Tempest fighter-bombers on an airfield in Belgium. No 486 was one of three New Zealand squadrons in 2nd Tactical Air Force, supporting the Allied armies in North-West Europe.
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A Hawker Tempest V (foreground) and Hawker Typhoon of No 486 Squadron, Royal New Zealand Air Force based at Castle Camps airfield, Cambridgeshire.
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The Hawker Tempest entered RAF service with No 150 Wing in the spring of 1944. This is JN766/ SA-N of No 486 Squadron at Castle Camps on 8 April. The Tempest V (the earlier marks did not go into production or appeared too late for war service) was faster than any other Allied or German piston-engined fighter below 20,000ft
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486 Sqn Tempest JN877-Y
1945: 4th May; Fg Off M Austin. Engine failed and crash-landed near Satrup. Injured and PoW. Possibly could also be the 'Typhoon' claimed shot down west of Barsinghausen by a JG 1 pilot in a He 162.
(details to follow) 
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486 Sqn Tempest JN877-Y
1945: 4th May; Fg Off M Austin. Engine failed and crash-landed near Satrup. Injured and PoW. Possibly could also be the 'Typhoon' claimed shot down west of Barsinghausen by a JG 1 pilot in a He 162.
(details to follow)
Image was sold on eBay
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486 Squadron Tempest EJ693-I
1944: 1st October; Plt Off Bev Hall. Force-landed near base (B.60 Grimsbergen) following engine failure. 
The entire story is here:
www.hawkertempest.se/EJ693.htm
486 Squadron Tempest EJ693-I
1944: 1st October; Plt Off Bev Hall. Force-landed near base (B.60 Grimsbergen) following engine failure.
The entire story is here:
www.hawkertempest.se/EJ693.htm
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