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 operated i[...]
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 a d[...]
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 Classic Airf[...]
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 pieces it builds u[...]
This started out as a 1/72 Airfix Westland "Whirlwind". A few cuts, a few added pieces, a few cold beers, and here we are. I forgot to ad, a few squirts of rattle can aluminum. No detail, no reference, nothing but FUN !
This is my Classic Airframes Whirlwind I, from the 2003 re-release of the Classic Airframes kit. The Westland Whirlwind was, at the time of its initial appearance, one of the most advanced fighter aircraft ever built. Unfortunately, it was bui[...]