The Whirlwind Database at iModeler

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Special Hobby's Whirlwind in 1/32nd.

I've always had a soft spot for the Westland Whirlwind: whether it's because of the unusual design with its high set tail, or just reading about it in various aircraft recognition books, I don't know. My modelling experience with the type [...]

Westland Whirlwind

This is the 1/32 Special Hobby kit. It is built to represent the aircraft flown by Squadron leader Eeles. -This is a wonderful kit in my opinion, but not for a [...]

Yet Another Special Hobby 1/32 Whirlwind

Here’s my attempt at building Special Hobby’s 1:32 scale Westland Whirlwind. The Whirlwind is a handsome ship (in my opinion) that doesn’t look much like anything else that took to the air in WWII. It has that characteristically [...]

1/72 Westland WhirlwindAirfix 02064-0

I was able to sneak in another completion during an ongoing kitchen reno at my sons house and I also got to practice some more white masking with the Operation Starkey identification stripes. The 1978 Airfix kit did prove to be a decent [...]

Westland Whirlwind Mk.1

Kit: 1/32 Special Hobby This is a great kit. It’s not for beginners and there are many challenges but the result is an impressively large and detailed aircraft model. The landing gear gave me fits - it is very fiddly and fragile but it [...]

1/32 Special Hobby Westland Whirlwind Mk.1

This is 1/32 Special Hobby Westland Whirlwind Mk.1 with the markings of P6985 HE-J No 263 squadron RAF in Exeter air base March 1941. I have build this OOB except for Eduard seat belts and CMK wheels set. I have used Gunze Sangyo acrylics [...]


I built this kit in 1996 and discovered photos I took in 2019. The kit in 1/48 scale was a combination of a resin aftermarket fuselage and wings combined with the detail parts of the Cooper kit. The plane represents an aircraft that [...]

Review: Just landed on my front porchSpecial Hobby 1/32 Westland Whirlwind

Special Hobby announced they were doing the Whirlwind in 1/32 two years ago. The kit was delayed by The Past Godawful Year, and has now been released. I've been awaiting its arrival with bated breath. It was worth the wait. This is without [...]

Operation Starkey…1/48 Westland Whirlwind Mk.I, RAF

Built in 2016. Trumpeter kit with decals from the CA kit. Regarding the a/c number, the 8 has to be exchanged with a 9. Added the missing gunsight from the sparesbox and used a plastic rod for the missing headrest support strut. The [...]

Westland Whirlwind

Hi, Here is another of my recent builds, the old Airfix Westland Whirlwind in 1/72 scale. This is a "retooling" from the '70's rather than the original kit they produced in the 1960's. Although a simple kit with less than 50 [...]