Hawker Siddeley Tempest Mk V, 486 [NZ] Squadron, 1944 to 1945, Part 1

in #history3 years ago

Design:
Sydney Camm

Company:
Hawker Siddeley

Wing Span:
41 ft 0 in 12.50 M

Wing Area:
302 sq ft

Length:
33 ft 8 in 10.26 M

Height:
16 ft 1 in 4.90 M

Ceiling:
36,500 ft 11,125 M

Speed: at 18,500 ft
436 MPH 701 KPH

Range:
740 Miles 1,191 Km

T/O Weight:
11,500 lb 5,217 Kg

Empty Weight
9.000 lb 4,082 Kg

Crew:
1 Pilot

Role:
Fighter
Fighter/Bomber
Ground Attack

Total Manufactured:
1,414 all mks
806 Mk V

First Flight:
2 Sep 1942

Entered Service
Apr 1944

Developed From:
Typhoon

Armament:
4 x 20 mm Hispano cannon in wings
Up to
2 x 1,000 lb [454 Kg] bombs under wing
8 x 60lb [27 Kg] rockets

Years Served
1944 to 1945

ENGINE

Image Source

Type:
Napier Sabre 11

24 cylinder, horizontally opposed H, 2 banks, sleeve valve, liquid cooled

Bore:
5.0 in 127 mm

Stroke:
4.75 in 121 mm

Volume:
2,240 cu in 36.65 L

HP:
2,850 hp

Max RPM:
3,800 RPM

Fuel:
100/130 octane

Length:
82.25 in 2.089 mm

Height:
46 in 1,168 mm

Width:
40 in 1,016 mm

Weight:
2,360 lb 1,070 kg

Power to Weight Ratio:
1.29 hp/lb 2.06 KW/Kg

Sqn = Squadron
A/C = Aircraft
RSU = Repair and Servicing Unit
GSU = General Servicing Unit
SU = Support Unit
MU = Maintenance Unit
APC
TRE

486 [NZ] Sqn

TEMPEST V

RAF No.: JN 732

To 3501 SU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 7 Jul 44 to 23 Aug 44
Code letter SA I
Mason 1/2 V1 7 Jul 44
Mason 2 V1 13 Jul 44
Mason 1/2 V1 14 Jul 44
Tanner 1/2 V1 24 Jul 44
Hart W A 1 V1 26 Jul 44
Hart W A 1+ 1/2 V1 3 Aug 44
Sweetman 1 V1 16 Aug 44
Engine over speed force landing
At New Church
Sweetman OK 16 Aug 44
Force landing at Brenzett
Hall OK 23 Aug 44
Struck off charge 16 Apr 46

RAF No.: JN 733

To Hawkers 14 Jan 44 to 28 Feb 44
To 3 Sqn 28 Feb 44 to 3 Mar 44
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 3 Mar 44
Code letter SA - X
Bird strike caused a forced landing
At Tangmere 3 Mar 44
Taylor - Cannon OK
Written off battle damage 26 May 44

RAF No.: JN 735

To Hawkers 14 Jan 44 to 28 Jan 44
To 3 Sqn 28 Jan 44 to 3 Feb 44
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 3 Feb 44
Code letter SA - Y
Bird strike caused a forced landing
At Tangmere
Iremonger OK
Written off battle damage 26 Jul 44

RAF No.: JN 738

To Hawkers
To 482 [NZ] Sqn 14 Jan 44 to 28 Feb 44
Code letter SA - Z
To 3 Sqn
Struck off charge 6 Oct 1947

RAF No.: JN 739

To Hawkers
To 486 [NZ ] Sqn 21 Jan 44 to 28 Feb 44
Code letter SA - W
To 3 Sqn
Sold to Hawkers Aircraft Ltd 30 Nov 50

RAF No.: JN 743

To Hawkers 21 Jan 44 to 28 Feb 44
To 486 [NZ] Sqn
Bird strike at Tangmere 3 Feb 44
Murphy OK
Written off battle damage 26 Apr 44
Sold for scrap 23 Jul 47

RAF No.: JN 746
To 486 [NZ] Sqn Jun 44 to 28 Sep 44
To Matlaske
Sold to Hawkers Aircraft Ltd 30 Nov 50

RAF No.: JN 754

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 2 Apr 44 to 28 Sep 44
Code letter SA - A
Sweetman 1 V1 19 Jun 44
McCarthy 2 V1 23 Jun 44
Sweetman 1 V1 27 Jun 44
Sweetman 1 V1 18 Jul 44
Hart W A 1/2 V1 27 Jul 44
To Matlaske
Sold to Hawkers Aircraft Ltd 30 Nov 50

RAF No.: JN 758
To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 27 Apr 44 to 23 Jul 44
Code letter SA - Y
Cullen 1 V1 18 Jun 44
McCaw 1/2 V1 20 Jun 44
McCaw 1 V1 22 Jun 44
Code letter SA - S
Williams S 1 V1 25 Jun 44
McCaw 1 V1 26 Jun 44
McCaw 4 V1 8 Jul 44
McCaw 2 V1 14 Jun 44
McCaw 1 V1 21 Jul 33
Trott 2 V1 23 Jul 44
Engine failure, forced landing
At Stonecross
Cat E damage written off 23 Jul 44
Trott OK

RAF No.: JN 759
To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 10 May 44 to 12 May 44
Code letter SA - R
Hit by flak near Calis 10 May 44
Cat B
Trott OK
To Fru Odiham
Written off battle damage 6 Aug 44

RAF No.: JN 763

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 11 Apr 44 to 21 Feb 45
Code letter SA - F
Engine failure, forced landing
At Staplehurst 17 Jun 44
Iremonger OK
Iremonger 1/2 V1 18 Jul 44
Cooke 1 V1 26 Jul 44
Trott 1 V1 27 Jul 44
To Hawkers
Struck of charge 29 Nov 45

RAF No.: JN 764

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 5 Sep 44 to 28 Sep 44
To Matlaske 6 Oct 47
Struck off charge

RAF No.: JN 765

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 1 Apr 44 to 9 Jun44
Code letter SA - S and SA - K
To 3 Sqn 1 Jul 44
Written off battle damage

RAF No.: JN 766

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 4 Apr 44 to 1 Jun 44
Code letter SA - N
Hit by flak near Caen
To Repair 1 Jun 44
Miller OK
Struck of charge 14 Mar 46

RAF No.: JN 767

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 4 Apr 44 to 6 Oct 44
Code letter SA - B
O’Connor 1 V1 11 Jul 44
Ferguson 1 V1 12 Jul 44
Bremner 1+ 1/2 V1 3 Aug 44
To 20 MU
Sold to Hawkers Aircraft Ltd 30 Nov 50

RAF No.: JN 769

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 6 Apr 44 to 6-44
Code letter SA - P
To 3 Sqn
Written off battle damage 3 Feb 45

RAF No.: JN 770
To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] 21Apr 44 to 6 Oct 44
Code letter SA V
Wright 1 V1 18 Jun 44
McCaw 1 V1 19 Jun 44
Cullen 1/2 V1 23 Jun 44
Cullen 2 V1 25 Jun 44
Tanner 3 V1 30 Jun 44
Lawless 1 V1 1 Jul 44
Cullen 1 V1 4 Jul 44
Cullen 1 V1 8 Jul 44
Lawless 2 V1 8 Jul 44
McCaw 1 V1 12 Jul 44
Appleton 1/2 V1 12 Jul 44
Cullen 1 V1 14 Jul 44
Cullen 1/2 V1 18 Jul 44
Cullen 1/2 V1 18 Jul 44
McCaw 1 V1 26 Jun 44
Cammock 1 V1 26 Jul 44
Cullen 1/2 V1 26 Jul 44
McCaw 1 V1 28 Jul 44
Cullen 1 V1 27 Aug 44
Smith K A 1 V1 29 Aug 44
To 20 MU
Struck off charge 3 Jan 48

RAF No.: JN 771

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 10 Apr 44 to 1 May 44
Code letter SA - D
Engine over speed, crash landing
At Staple
Cat E damage written off 1 May 44
Wilson J G OK

RAF No.: JN 772
To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 10 Apr 44 to 10 Jun 44
Code letter SA - Q
Engine failure, ditched off
Dungeness 10 Jun 44
Lawless injured

RAF No.: JN 773

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 6 Apr 44 to 1 Jul 44
Code letter SA - C
Engine failure, forced landing
NW of Hastings
Cat E damage written off 1 Jul 44
McCarthy serious injury

RAF No.: JN 792
To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 13 Apr44 to 27 Apr 44
Code letter SA - H
Engine failure, force landing
Castle Camps
Cat E damage written off 27 Apr 44
Mason OK

RAF No.: JN 793

To 5 MU
To 482 [NZ] Sqn 24 May 44 to 9 Jun 44
Code letter SA - H
To 3 Sqn 30 Nov 44
Sold to Hawkers Aircraft Ltd

RAF No.: JN 794

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 16 Apr 44 to 29 Jun 44
Code letter SA - T
Miller 1 V1 22 Jun 44
Eagleson 1 V1 23 Jun 44
Eagleson 1/2 V1 23 Jun 44
Eagleson 1/2 V1 27 Jun 44
Cammock 1 V1 27 Jun
Hit by allied flak 28 Jun 44
Williams S S OK
To 3501 SU
Written off battle damage 6 Oct 44

RAF No.: JN 795

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 10 Apr 44 to 10 May 44
Code letter SA - E
Engine failure, forced landing
Old Romney 1 May 44
Smith K A OK
Struck off charge 13 Aug 47

RAF No.: JN 796

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 16 Apr 44 to Jun 44
Code letter SA - U
To 3 Sqn
Written off battle damage 19 Jan 45

RAF No.: JN 797

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 21 Apr 44 to 26 Sep 44
Code letter SA K
Hart W A 1 V1 18 Jun 44
Danzey 1 V1 18 Jun 44
Danzey 1+ 1/2 V1 23 Jun 44
Danzey 1 V1 29 Jun 44
Engine under speed, wheels down landing
At High Holden 29 Jun 44
Wilson J G OK
Hooper V1 10 Jul 44
Written off battle damage 4 Jan 46

RAF No.: JN 801

To 20 MU
To 485 [NZ] Sqn 12 May 44 to 13 Aug 44
Code letter SA - L
McCarthy 1 V1 16 Jun 44
Cooke 1 V1 18 Jun 44
Danzey 1 V1 20 Jun 44
McCarthy 2 V1 22 Jun 44
Sheddan 1 V1 23 Jun 44
Kalka 1 V1 23 Jun 44
Stafford 1 V1 30 Jun 44
Sweetman 1 V1 30 Jun 44
Bremner 1 V1 3 Jul 44
Smith K A 2 V1 3 Jul 44
Sweetman 1/2 V1 7 Jul 44
Danzey 1 V1 22 Jul 44
O’Connor 1 V1 27 Jul 44
O’Connor 1 V1 4 Aug 44
Mason 1 V1 5 Aug 44
Engine failure, crash landing
At Brenzett 31 Aug 44
Sheddan OK
Struck off charge 14 Feb 51

RAF No.: JN 802

To 3501 SU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn Jul 44 to 15 Nov 44
Code letter SA - C
Bremner 1/2 V1 20 Jul 44
Wilson J G 1 V1 6 Aug 44
Campbell 1 V1 19 Aug 44
O’Connor 1 V1 31 Aug 44
To 419 RSU
To 274 Sqn

RAF No.: JN 803

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqb 17 May 44 to 16 Nov 44
Code letter SA - D
Stafford 1 V1 19 Jun 44
Stafford 1 V1 22 Jun 44
McCarthy 1 V1 24 Jun 44
Hooper 2 V1 27 Jun 44
Hart W A 1 V1 27 Jun 44
O’Connor 1 V1 5 Jul 44
O’Connor 1 + 1/2 V1 6 Jul 44
Sweetman 1 V1 7 Jul 44
Cammock 1 V1 11 Jul 44
Kalka 4 V1 12 Jul 44
Hooper 1 V1 15 Jul 44
Danzey 1 V1 16 Jul 44
Bremner 1 V1 26 Jul 44
Smith K A 1 V1 26 Jul 44
Stafford 1 V1 26 Jul 44
Bremner 1/2 V1 27 Jul 44
Danzey 1/2 V1 6 Jul 44
Miller 1 V1 16 Aug 44
Hall 1/2 V1 29 Aug 44
Stafford 1 V1 29 Aug 44
To 419 RSU
Written of battle damage 30 Dec 44

RAF No.: JN 804
To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 23-5-44 to 28-6-44
Code letter SA - R
Powell N J 1 V1 18 Jun 44
Eagleson 2 V1 18 Jun 44
Cammock 1 V1 25 Jun 44
Cammock 1 V1 25 Jun 44
Shot down by allied flak
Crashed near Beachy Head 28 Jun 44
Wright killed

RAF No.: JN 805

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 17 May 44 to 17 Aug 44
Code letter SA - E
Sheddan 1 V1 28 Jun 44
Mason 1 V1 4 Aug 44
Danzey 1 V1 4 Jul 44
Hooper 2 1/2 V1 6 Jul 44
Hall 1/2 V1 11 Jul 44
Crashed near Colebrook Farm
Cat E damage written off 17 Aug 44
Waddell killed

RAF No.: JN 806

To 5 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn Jul 44 to 22 Jun 44
Code letter SA - Q
Fuel and U/C failure, crash landing
At New Church
Cat E damage written off 22 Jun 44
Fenton OK

RAF No.: JN 807

To 419 RSU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 7 Jun 45 to 21 Aug 45
Code letter SA - J & SA - V
To 151 RSU
Converted to target tug 1949

RAF No.: JN 808

To 3501 SU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 17 Jun 44 to 13 Jan 45
Code letter SA - N
Fenton 1 V1 17 Jun 44
Stafford 1 V1 20 Jun 44
McCaw 1 V1 22 Jun 44
Iremonger 1 V1 22 Jun 44
Miller 2 V1 23 Jun 44
Cammock 1 V1 24 Jun 44
Eagleson 2 V1 3 Aug 44
Powell N J 1 V1 3 Aug 44
Appleton 1 V1 9 Aug 44
Taylor - Cannon 1 V1 15 Aug 44
Smith K A 1 V1 16 Aug 44
Short 1 FW 190 27 Dec44
Hit by US flak in Euskirchen area
Cat B damage 13 Jan 45
Powell N J OK
To 419 RSU
Written off battle damage 2 Feb 45

RAF No.: JN 809
To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 20 May 44 to 24 Jul 44
Code letter SA - M
O’Connor 1 V1 16 Jun 44
Danzey 1 V1 17 Jun 44
Wilson J G 1/2 V1 18 Jun 44
Hall 1 V1 18 Jun 44
Hooper 1/2 V1 22 Jun 44
Sheddan 1 V1 22 Jun 44
Hall 1 V1 23 Jun 44
Hart W A 1 V1 25 Jun 44
Hart W A 1 V1 25 Jun 44
Sheddan 1 V1 29 Jun 44
Kalka 2 V1 4 Jul 44
Sweetman 1 V1 4 Jul 44
Mason 1/2 V1 4 Jul 44
Danzey 1/2 V1 7 Jul 44
Engine failure North of Friston
Cat E damage written off 24 Jul 44
Kalka OK

RAF No.: JN 810

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 1 Jun 44 to 30 Jun 44
Code letter SA - P
Williams S S 1 V1 18 Jun 44
Cammock 1 V1 19 Jun 44
Cammock 1/2 V1 23 Jun 44
Short 1 V1 23 Jun 44
Cammock 1 V1 23 Jun 44
Short 1/2 V1 25 Jun 44
Cammock 1 V1 28 Jun 44
Cullen 1 V1 29 Jun 44
Short 1 V1 30 Jun 44
Damaged by V1 debris, crash landing
At New Church
Cat E damage written off 30 Jun 44
Short OK

RAF No.: JN 811

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 17 May 44 to 3 Jul 44
Code letter SA - Z
Eagleson 1 V1 18 Jun 44
Miller 1 V1 19 Jun 44
Miller 1 V1 27 Jun 44
Miller 1 V1 27 Jun 44
Lawless 1 V1 30 Jun 44
Engine failure, bailed out
Horsmorden 3 Jul 44
Lawless injured

RAF No.: JN 819
To 5 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn May 44 to 20 Jun 44
Code letter SA - S
Engine over speed, forced landing
At Pevensey
Cat B damage 19 Jun 44
Wright OK
Written off battle damage 14 Jan 45

RAF No.: JN 820

To 3501 SU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 2 Jul 44 to 4 Jul 44
Code letter SA - P
Williams S S 1/2 V1 4 Jul 44
U/C failure, crash landing
At New Church
Cat E damage written off 4 Jul 44
Williams S S OK

RAF No.: JN 821

To 3501 SU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 22 Jun 44 to 11 Oct 44
Code letter SA - H
McCaw 1 V1 22 Jun 44
Sweetman 1 V1 27 Jun 44
Bremner 1 V1 29 Jun 44
Sweetman 1 V1 29 Jun 44
Steedman 1 V1 29 Jun 44
Hall 1 V1 30 Jun 44
Sheddan 1 V1 1 Jul 44
Hooper 2 V1 9 Jul 44
Danzey 1/2 V1 11 Jul 44
Hall 1 V1 12 Jul 44
Hall 1/2 v1 16 Jul 44
Smith K A 3 V1 4 Aug 44
Hit by flak near Huissen, force landed at
Nijmegan
Cat B damage written off 11 Oct 44
Tanner OK
To 151 RU

RAF No.: JN 854

To 5 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 25 Jun 44 to 5 Jul 44
Code letter SA - G
Sheddan 1 V1 25 Jun 44
Mason hit by allied flak 26 Jun 44
Eagleson 1 V1 28 Jun 44
Hall 1 V1 30 Jun 44
Bremner 1 V1 4 Jul 44
Stafford 2 V1 4 Jul 44
Sheddan 1/2 V1 5 Jul 44
Air intake ingested a shell,
Force landing at Netherfield
Cat E damage written off 5 Jul 44
Sheddan serious injury

RAF No.: JN 858

To 3501 SU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 1 Aug 44 to 5 Mar 45
Code letter SA - Y
Williams S S 2 V1 3 Aug 44
Taylor - Cannon 1/2 Me 262 19 Nov 44
Bird strike
Cat B damage 13 Feb 45
Trott OK
To 419 RSU
Sold to Hawkers Aircraft Ltd 30 Nov 50

RAF No.: JN 859

To 3501 SU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn June 44 to 28 Jun 44
Code letter SA - S
Lawless 1 V1 23 Jun 44
Eagleson 1 V1 28 Jun 44
Lawless 1 V1 28 Jun 44
Damaged by V1 debris
Crash landing NE of Rye
Cat E damage written off 28 Jun 44
Lawless OK

RAF No.: JN 860

To 3501 SU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn Jul 44 to 24 Jul 44
Code letter SA - Z
Williams S S 1 V1 14 Jul 44
McCaw 1 V1 15 Jul 44
Engine failure, forced landing
At Snargate
Cat E damage written off 24 Jul 44
Powell N J OK

RAF No.: JN 863

To 3501 SU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn Jul 44 to 6 Oct 44
Code letter SA - R
Cullen 1 V1 3 Jul 44
Cammock 1 V1 22 Jul 44
Appleton 1 V1 24 Jul 44
Cammock 1 V1 7 Aug 44
Trott 1 V1 28 Aug 44
Cammock 1 V1 29 Aug 44
Shot down by flak, crashed into
Train East of Deventer 6 Oct 44
Cammock killed

RAF No.: JN 866

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 1 Jun 44 to 9 Aug 44
Code letter SA U
Williams S S 1 V1 21 Jun 44
Powell N J 1 V1 27 Jun 44
Wilson J G 1 V1 28 Jun 44
Cammock 1 V1 1 Jul 44
Trott 1 V1 13Jul 44
O’Connor 1 V1 13 Jul 44
Engine failure, forced landing at Catsfield
Cat E damage written off 9 Aug 44
Cammock OK

RAF No.: JN 867

To 83 GSU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 2 Apr 45 to 20 Sep 45
Code letter SA - K
Duncan 1/2 Fi 156 on ground 4 May 45
To 41 Sqn
Sold for scrap 15 Nov 50

RAF No.: JN 869

To 409 RSU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 19 Oct 44 to 26 Dec 44
Code letter SA - R
Steedman 1 Ju 188 26 Nov 44
Collided with EJ 716 near Liege
Force landing at Waremme
Cat E damage written off 26 Dec 44
O’Connor OK

RAF No.: JN 873

To 20 MU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 1 Jul 44 to 16 Nov 44
Code letter SA - W
Appleton 1 V1 1 Jul 44
Eagleson 1 V1 3 Jul 44
Eagleson 1 V1 6 Jul 44
Cammock 1 V1 7 Jul 44
Eagleson 1 V1 7 Jul 44
Cullen 2 V1 9- Jul 44
To 20 MU
Sold to Hawkers Aircraft Ltd 30 Nov 50

RAF No.: JN 877

To 419 RSU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 30 Nov 44 to 7 Mar45
Code letter SA - X
To 419 RSU
To 83 GSU
To 486 [NZ] Sqn 2 May 45 to 4 May 45
Code letter SA - Y
Engine failure, crash landing at Satrup 4 May 45
Austin injured POW

Unsource photos through the Ohakea Museum

with thanks to son-of-satire for the banner

Sort:  


This is a curation bot for TeamNZ. Please join our AUS/NZ community on Discord.
For any inquiries/issues about the bot please contact @cryptonik.

Coin Marketplace

STEEM 0.17
TRX 0.03
JST 0.041
BTC 10758.28
ETH 355.30
USDT 1.00
SBD 0.96