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Re: Westland Whirlwind
« Reply #195 on: October 10, 2018, 11:58:04 pm »
As many of the "old hands" on here are well aware, I have a "thing" for the Whirlwind..................even more so when whiffing is involved.

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Re: Westland Whirlwind
« Reply #196 on: October 11, 2018, 03:05:32 am »
I think the TFIII is my fav.
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Re: Westland Whirlwind
« Reply #197 on: October 11, 2018, 06:08:46 am »
I think the TFIII is my fav.

Certainly mine  :thumbsup:

Thanks for posting those again Martin
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Re: Westland Whirlwind
« Reply #198 on: October 11, 2018, 07:30:19 am »
I've only seen a few of them at shows, it's time they all appeared en masse really.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Westland Whirlwind
« Reply #199 on: October 12, 2018, 06:02:49 am »
Maybe at next year's Huddersfield (Halifax ?) show we could have a Westland corner ?
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Re: Westland Whirlwind
« Reply #200 on: October 12, 2018, 06:43:29 am »
How about one with Napier Daggers? I've got a couple of resin Daggers to hand with no planned home so far.
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Re: Westland Whirlwind
« Reply #201 on: October 12, 2018, 06:58:32 am »
How about one with Napier Daggers? I've got a couple of resin Daggers to hand with no planned home so far.

I think that was even tested Kit, I'm sure I've seen a photo of a set-up like that.
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Re: Westland Whirlwind
« Reply #202 on: Yesterday at 04:04:05 pm »
Possibly the last surviving Whirlwind?

This airframe was used as a hack by Westlands post-war, eventually being scrapped in 1950. The airframe was buried, but was dug up again in 1980 since it was causing ground contamination issues. The engines were used in a helicopter blade test rig for a while.

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Re: Westland Whirlwind
« Reply #203 on: Today at 03:47:07 am »
:( They should have kept it.
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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