Hawker Typhoon Ib
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By 1943 the RAF needed a dedicated ground attack fighter, and the Typhoon was suited to the role. The powerful engine allowed the aircraft to carry a load of up to two 1,000lb (454kg) bombs. From September 1943, Typhoons could also be armed with four, eight or in some cases even 12 "60lb" RP-3 rockets.
- No.245 Squadron 2nd Tactical Air Force, Germany and RAF Warmwell, Dorset, England, June-August 1945
- Aircraft flown by Wing Commander Charles Green, No. 121 Wing, RAF Holmsley South Hampshire, England and B.5 Le Fresne-Camilly, Lower Normandy, France, June 1944