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The Dreaded Salvo by Robin Smith.


The Dreaded Salvo by Robin Smith.

Hawker Typhoon of 181 Sqdn, 2nd tactical airforce. The Dreaded Salvo was painted to celebrate the 60th anniversary of D-Day. Preparing the ground for the eventual D-Day landings,aircraft including the Hawker Typhoon were given the freedom to scour areas for evidence of enemy activity and neutralise there effect employing the terrifying power of the eight underwing rockets. Turning a massive 14 diameter 4 bladed prop. the Napier Sabre engine was huge, but unfortunately suffered mechanical problems that blighted its early acceptance.
Item Code : RS0007The Dreaded Salvo by Robin Smith. - This Edition
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PRINT Limited edition of 500 prints.

Image size 24 inches x 18 inches (61cm x 46cm) Phillips, Pip
Scott, Ken
+ Artist : Robin Smith


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Extra Details : The Dreaded Salvo by Robin Smith.
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The Aircraft :
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TyphoonSingle engine fighter with a maximum speed of 412 mph at 19,000 feet and a ceiling of 35,200 feet. range 510 miles. The Typhoon was armed with twelve browning .303inch machine guns in the wings (MK1A) Four 20mm Hispano cannon in wings (MK!B) Two 1000ilb bombs or eight 3-inch rockets under wings. The first proto type flew in February 1940, but due to production problems the first production model flew in May 1941. with The Royal Air Force receiving their first aircraft in September 1941. Due to accidents due to engine problems (Sabre engine) The Hawker Typhoon started front line service in December 1941.The Hawker Typhoon started life in the role of interceptor around the cost of England but soon found its real role as a ground attack aircraft. especially with its 20mm cannon and rockets. This role was proved during the Normandy landings and the period after. The total number of Hawker typhoons built was 3,330.

Aviation History Timeline : 25th February
DAYMONTHYEARDETAILS
25February1918Johann Frint, a WW1 Ace with 6.00 victories, died on this day
25February1941Former British Battle of Britain pilot, P/O D. A. Stanley of 64 Squadron, was Killed.
25February1941Former British Battle of Britain pilot, Sgt. B. M. Mansfield of 236 Squadron, was Killed.
25February1941Former British Battle of Britain pilot, Sgt. E. A. Alexander of 236 Squadron, was Killed.
25February1944Oberleutnant Josef Remberg of 2.(F)/Aufklrungs-Gruppe 11 was awarded the Knight's Cross
25February1944Siegfried Schnell, a WW2 Ace with 93.00 victories, died on this day
25February1945 Billy Clemmons of 55th Fighter Group, 38th Fighter Squadron shot down a Me262
25February1945 Carl Payne of 4th Fighter Group, 334th Fighter Squadron shot down a Me262
25February1945 Donald Cummings of 55th Fighter Group, 38th Fighter Squadron shot down a Me262
25February1945 Donald Cummings of 55th Fighter Group, 38th Fighter Squadron shot down a Me262
25February1945 Donald Menegay of 55th Fighter Group, 38th Fighter Squadron shot down a Me262
25February1945 Donald Penn of 55th Fighter Group, 38th Fighter Squadron shot down a Me262
25February1945 John O'Neil of 55th Fighter Group, 38th Fighter Squadron shot down a Me262
25February1945 Milliard Anderson of 55th Fighter Group, 38th Fighter Squadron shot down a Me262

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