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Trumpeter 1/48 Westland Whirlwind Plastic Model Kit

Trumpeter 1/48 Westland Whirlwind Plastic Model Kit

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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. It was one of the fastest aircraft in service when it flew in the late 1930s, and was much more heavily armed than any other. However, protracted development problems with its Rolls-Royce Peregrine engines delayed the entire project and only a relatively small number were ever built. 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War only two RAF squadrons were equipped with the Whirlwind, and despite successful use as a fighter-bomber it was withdrawn from service in 1943.
Item No : 02890
Item Name : Westland Whirlwind
Bar Code : 9580208028903
Scale : 1:48
Item Type : Static Kit
Model Brief : Length:205mm : Wingspan: 288mm
Total Parts : 70+
Metal Parts : n/a
Photo Etched Parts : n/a
Film Parts : n/a
Resin Parts : n/a
Total Sprues : 5 sprues
Released Date : 2014-03
More Features The kit consists of :over 70 parts , includes 2 clear parts
- fuselage&wing with finely engraved panel lines"

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