Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Reaping the Whirlwind

I picked up the latest copy of Flypast in the airport today, only to find a feature article on my favourite WW2 fighter aircraft, the Westland Whirlwind. This includes a range of photographs and a detailed coverage of Whirlwind ops for both No137 and No263 Squadron, the two units which flew this iconic but much maligned aircraft. 

I have written several scenarios for Bag the Hun based on the ORB of No263 Squadron, a couple of which have even been published in a Toofatlardies Summer Special. I have several more scenarios up my sleeve so may well have a go at writing at least one more over the holidays, now that I've been inspired by this excellent article.


  1. The Whirlwind is also one of my favourite airplanes.


  2. It was one of the first Airfix kits I built on unborn when I was a kid...there's definitely something powerful about it, especially with those cannon!