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Many pilots who flew the Whirlwind praised its performance, with 'absolute confidence & affection', & noted that 'the type remained in combat service, virtually unmodified, for a remarkably long time' Air Force Aircraft, Navy Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Westland Whirlwind, De Havilland Mosquito, Royal Air Force

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Many pilots who flew the Whirlwind praised its performance, with 'absolute confidence & affection', & noted that 'the type remained in combat service, virtually unmodified, for a remarkably long time'

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Westland WHIRLWIND >>> a British twin-engined heavy fighter developed by Westland Aircraft. A contemporary of the Supermarine Spitfire and Hawker Hurricane, it was the first single-seat, twin-engined, cannon-armed fighter of the Royal Air Force. Aircraft Photos, Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Plane Photos, Amphibious Aircraft, Military Jets, Westland Whirlwind

Westland Wirlwind

This was the RAF's first twin engined single seat fighter produced in any numbers during the war.It had a very good performance at low altitude. However continuous teething troubles with its Pergrine engines restricted the Wirlwinds's career to such an extent that only two squadrons were equipped with this good looking aircraft.

Whirlwind Wednesday: During his time with 263 Squadron in England Flt Hap Kennedy had the rare privilege to fly the Rolls-Royce Peregrine-powered Westland Whirlwind. With Mosquito-like performance, this twin-engined single seat fighter was a beautiful design but failed to be built in numbers due to the technical difficulties of the engine it was powered by Westland Whirlwind, Technical Difficulties, Lest We Forget, Peregrine, Aviation Art, Rolls Royce, Military Aircraft, Airplanes, Air Force

Whirlwind Wednesday: During his time with 263 Squadron in England Flt Hap Kennedy had the rare privilege to fly the Rolls-Royce Peregrine-powered Westland Whirlwind. With Mosquito-like performance, this twin-engined single seat fighter was a beautiful design but failed to be built in numbers due to the technical difficulties of the engine it was powered by

rideoutprotectorsoftherealm: “ Westland Whirlwinds of No 263 Squadron in flight, December ” Navy Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Westland Whirlwind, Pilot, Old Planes, Time Photo, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy

ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

Westland Whirlwinds of No 263 Squadron in flight, December 1940.

Photos of the World War 2 British twin engined fighter the Westland Whirlwind. Prototype, RAF in service and company development photos New Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Raf Bases, Westland Whirlwind, Plane Photos, Aviation Image, Ww2 Planes, Battle Of Britain, Royal Air Force

ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.

Three Westland Whirlwinds of No 263 Squadron RAF based at Exeter, Devon, flying in stepped line-astern formation over the West Country.