Vailly Aviation Tempest Plan
The Vailly Aviation giant scale Hawker Tempest is 1/5th scale. The plans show an all built-up structure drawn full size and includes the installation of flaps and retracts. The retracts shown are available from Hank Likes, although other similar retracts may also be used. The model may be built as a MK V or a MK VI by making the additions of the wing leading edge radiators. OR.. The model may also be converted to a MK II by using the fiberglass cowl from our 90 inch Sea Fury. All three versions are shown on the plans.
Primary construction is light plywood, balsa and spruce using conventional “Tried and True” materials and building techniques. All structures (with the exception of the rudder) are built-up and are either sheeted with 1/8" or 3/32" balsa. The rudder is fabric covered as per the prototype. No foam is used what-so-ever. A four to six channel radio is required. The Tempest uses 5.50 diameter wheels and a 1/5 scale WW II pilot figure.
HOLK RC can also provide seperately the laser cut short kit for this model as well as the fibreglass components and canopy.
Completed Model Specification
Wingspan: 96 inches , 2438.4mm
Length: 81.5 inches , 2070.1mm
Wing area: 1650sq/in
Weight 14 to 20kgs
Shipping costs for Australian residents will be charged at checkout. If you are a customer from outside Australia please contact us for a postage cost and we will happy supply you with the international postage cost.