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.

3 comments:

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

    Tony

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  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!

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