Model Airplane Plans (RC): WESTLAND WHIRLWIND 1/8 near-scale 65" twin .30-.40ci

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  • Sold Date: Feb 13, 2016
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Westland Whirlwind Fighter

by D.W. Cronin & E. Hollandby

1/8 Near-Scale 65" Wingspan RC Model for twin .30-.40ci Engines

The Westland Whirlwind was a British twin-engine heavy fighter developed by Westland Aircraft. A contemporary of the Supermarine Spitfire and Hawker Hurricane, it was the Royal Air Force's first single-seat, twin-engined, cannon-armed fighter.

When it first flew in 1938, the Whirlwind was one of the fastest and most heavily-armed combat aircraft in the world. Protracted development problems with its Rolls-Royce Peregrine engines delayed the project and only a relatively small number of Whirlwinds were built. During the Second World War, only three RAF squadrons were equipped with the Whirlwind, and despite its successful use as a fighter and ground attack aircraft it was withdrawn from service in 1943.

Aircraft Modelworld Peter Cooksley Whirlwind article and color profile sheet included with plans

You will receive two large full-size plan sheets with all required patterns plus the information pictured above plans

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