Trumpeter Westland Whirlwind British Heavy Fighter 1:48 Scale Detailed Plastic Model Plane Kit 02890

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Trumpeter Westland Whirlwind British Heavy Fighter 1:48 Scale Detailed Plastic Model Plane Kit 02890 (TM02890)
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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War only two RAF squadrons were equipped with the Whirlwind, and despite successful use as a fighter-bomber it was withdrawn from service in 1943.

Scale    1:48

Length:205mm  

Wingspan: 288mm

Total Parts    70+

Starter Paint Pack Includes:

7 x 17ml Vallejo model paints. Vallejo paints are supplied in plastic bottles of 17ml with an eyedropper device which keeps paint from drying and prevents spills. The model color range has been specifically developed for adherence on difficult surfaces such as metal and plastic, but the product is not toxic, not flammable, and does not give off noxious fumes.