Aeroplane Monthly 1983-01
D.Robertson - A testing time (2)
Don Robertson flying the Sabre-engined Hawker Tempest V, JN730, with overload tanks from Boscombe Down in 1943. These tanks enabled Tempests to give long-range fighter cover to heavy bombers raiding Germany during the autumn of 1944.
Hawker Typhoon I R7577.
Hawker Typhoon R8762 photographed in January 1943. Note the car door type access to the cockpit.
Spitfire XIV RB140.