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

Westland Whirlwind l, British twin-engined heavy fighter. It was the Royal Air Force's first single-seat, twin-engined, cannon-armed fighter, and a contemporary of the Supermarine Spitfire and Hawker Hurricane. First flew in 1938

Westland Whirlwind SF- P of 137 Squadron at RAF Manston, Kent (1943) (due to slow development & delivery, only 3 squadrons were fully equipped with the Whirlwind during the war)

Westland Whirlwind SF- P of 137 Squadron at RAF Manston, Kent (due to slow development & delivery, only 3 squadrons were fully equipped with the Whirlwind during the war)

Westland Whirlwind first British Fighter Aircraft to be equipped with Hispano Cannon

RAF Westland Whirlwind fighter P7048, which was a British twin-engined heavy fighter developed by Westland Aircraft. It was the Royal Air Force's first single-seat, twin-engined, cannon-armed fighter, and a contemporary of the Supermarine Spitfire and Hawker Hurricane. During the Second World War only two RAF squadrons were equipped with the Whirlwind, and despite successful use as a fighter-bomber it was withdrawn from service in 1943.

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

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The Westland Whirlwind was a British twin-engined 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.

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