Hawker Tempest Mk V - something of the brute power of this aircraft comes over in this photo: it's 2235 hp was more than any other piston engined fighter, and it was capable of over 450 mph in level flight.
Commisioned illustration for Battle of Britain Combat Archive Vol. 3 by Simon W. models by Wojciech Kliment Niewęgłowski. Scene, textures and illustration by Piotr Forkasiewicz. Copyright by Simon W. Parry More info on the book: