Whirlwind project update

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Hi folks

Not been on here for a while - but thought I'd drop by to update anyone who's interested and doesn't know of where we have got to with our Whirlwind build.

They said it couldn't be done, but thanks to Engineer Pete Smith we are now able to say that the forward fuselage is under construction.

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The rear fuselage components are more or less complete, including skins rolled on an original 1941 Westland press by Airframe Assemblies:

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Cheers all!

Matt

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Fantastic progress, well done! Might have to make up some Peregrines for it!

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Wow! wonderful job guys :) 

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Good god that looks good , well done.

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Wow, Matt, what an update! That's fantastic!! 

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Thanks all! All Pete's work..

Mods, where did the first two photos go?

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Well done and thank you for coming back in here to post the update, looks Spiffing !

I look forward to future updates

 

PS, One photo works on my phone