Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
Hawker P.1012 - Hawker Design Designation
Typhoon F.Mk II - Original Designation based on the Typhoon series of fighter-bomber aircraft.
Tempest F.Mk I - Single Prototype Example; fitted with Napier Sabre IV engine; 400 production models ordered but abandoned when engine issues arose.
Tempest F.Mk II - Fitted with Bristol Centaurus engine of 2,520 horsepower; production models featured Centaurus V radial engines; 136 production examples produced.
Tempest FB.Mk II - Fighter-Bomber Variant of the base F.Mk II production model with underwing pylons for rockets and bombs; 338 examples produced.
Tempest F.Mk III - Prototype Model fitted with the Rolls-Royce Griffin piston engine.
Tempest F.Mk IV - Mk III prototype model fitted with Rolls-Royce Griffon 61 series powerplant.
Tempest F.Mk V (Series I) - Fitted with Napier Sabre II engine; long-barrel Mark II Hispano series cannons; 100 examples produced.
Tempest F.Mk V (Series II) - Fitted with Napier Sabre II engine; short-barrel Mark V Hispano series cannons; 700 examples produced.
Tempest F.Mk III - Prototypes of which 2 ordered; fitted with Rolls-Royce Griffon IIB in-line engine.
Tempest F.Mk VI - "Tropicalized" Variant; fitted with Sabre V engines of 2,340 horsepower; 142 examples produced.
Tempest TT.Mk V - Target Tugs of Mk V production model conversions.
Tempest TT.Mk VI - Target Tugs of Mk VI production model conversions.