Westland Whirlwind

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Its limited contribution to WWII aside, the Whirlwind is a great looking plane.  Says Koike, "I like every aircraft that [W.E.W.] Petter ever designed.  Not a one is formulaic; they all have very appealing forms.  The Westland Whirlwind is a plane I wanted to draw for a long time."  His tribute to this heavily armed fighter-bomber shows a plane from 263 Squadron, one of just two units to actually fly the Whirlwind.  If only those Peregrine engines had been better...

Koike

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