Hawker's Typhoon, powered by the Napier Sabre engine, came along as the successor to the Hurricane. Faster and at least as heavily armed as the Hurricane, and not making demands on the supply of Merlin engines, the Tiffy soon found its niche in the ground-attack role.

Developed from the Typhoon, the Hawker Tempest appeared later in the War. Because of the family relationship and the limited amount of coverage of the Tempest it is included here.