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A Wyvewhat?! That’s not a real Plane!

by Scott Nelson on March 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

I had never heard of a Wyvern until I saw an add for the Trumpeter kit. It’s what I call “ugly cool” looking, like the F-4 Phantom. As soon as I saw it, I wanted one. The 1/48 scale kit […]

TRUMPETER 1/48 WESTLAND WYVERN S.4 (LATE)

by George Henderson on February 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

The aircraft J/371 s/nWN328, shown moments before ejection by Lt. Cdr. “Smokey” Cowling was one of two Wyverns lost during Operation Musketeer, on Nov. 05 1956. Not a bad kit though reading Tom Cleaver’s article on another site saved me […]

The mythical beast: 1/48 Wyverns from Classic Airframes and Trumpeter

by Tom Cleaver on November 15, 2013 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

The Wyvern has to be one of the strangest airplanes to ever grace a carrier deck. The first turboprop, its ten years of gestation and failure as the FAA’s strike force paid off for the rest of aviation by solving […]

Classic Airframes Westland Wyvern 1/48

by neil foster on March 28, 2013 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

This is my Classic Airframes Wyvern (anyone know what a Wyvern is?) and one of my favourites,it certainly is an ungainly looking bird but I love that huge contra-rotating prop set up.This is the only Classic airframes kit I have […]

Westland Wyvern in 1/48 scale from Trumpeter.

by Tony Prince on February 11, 2013 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Trumpeter have really done us proud. Not only do they issue well engineered (mostly) kits, but they produce models you are unlikely to see from other manufacturers for anything like the price. My Wyvern was built out-of-the-box with only one […]