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sunday fantasy #385: Clavework Graphics    Some of their fantasy Avro Vulcans were posted here a while back. Since then, things have been getting silly.

sunday fantasy #385: Clavework Graphics Some of their fantasy Avro Vulcans were posted here a while back. Since then, things have been getting silly.

Westland Whirlwind (1940-1943) The Westland Whirlwind (Whirly or Whirlibomber in RAF slang) 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…

Westland Whirlwind (1940-1943) The Westland Whirlwind (Whirly or Whirlibomber in RAF slang) 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…

On Christmas Eve 1952, the futuristic Handley Page Victor, the third of Britain’s V-Force nuclear deterrent aircraft, soared into the air for the first time. It had been transported to the airfield by road, disguised as a boat. 30 years later, a Victor tanker nursed our chief pilot home after the famous Black Buck raid on Port Stanley’s runway. Congratulations to all those dedicated to preserving these magnificent aircraft. Thanks to Les Wilson for the pic…

On Christmas Eve 1952, the futuristic Handley Page Victor, the third of Britain’s V-Force nuclear deterrent aircraft, soared into the air for the first time. It had been transported to the airfield by road, disguised as a boat. 30 years later, a Victor tanker nursed our chief pilot home after the famous Black Buck raid on Port Stanley’s runway. Congratulations to all those dedicated to preserving these magnificent aircraft. Thanks to Les Wilson for the pic…

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