Saturday, 22 January 2022

Whirlwinds!


I've had this book for several years and have dipped into it for scenario writing purposes but have never actually read it from cover to cover, until now that is. I'm about a third of the way through and it's fascinating stuff. specifically the decisions made to limit production before it had even entered service and the way this condemned the Whirlwind to a short but very active service life with no chance of a reprieve. It really is worth a look, if like me you love this aircraft and have taken it for a spin in Bag the Hun or other air wargaming rules.

4 comments:

  1. You’ve prompted me to read up about them and now I have to get some. I have some 1:700 E-Boats somewhere...

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  2. I’ve read up about them now and I am going to have to get some...

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  3. Oops...apologies. I always seem to have some issues logging into Google, which result in either double (or no) posts.

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  4. It is an interesting book- I agree with you that its preservice life condemend it. I think we could of and should have got more out of it.

    Cheers,

    Pete.

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