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MrBlueSky1960
01-25-2008, 02:09 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif You never know, this could be the begining of something special...

http://forum.keypublishing.co.uk/showthread.php?t=71691

MrBlueSky1960
01-25-2008, 02:09 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif You never know, this could be the begining of something special...

http://forum.keypublishing.co.uk/showthread.php?t=71691

Bewolf
01-25-2008, 03:43 AM
Ohhhh. Pressing thumbs for that to happen. Beautiful aircraft, but I suppose I do not have to mention this =)

DIRTY-MAC
01-25-2008, 04:38 AM
Cool! I really hope he makes one.
By the way, Im really interested in that performance test they were talking about regarding comparition between a P-38, Mossie and the Whirlwind http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

Schwarz.13
01-25-2008, 05:59 AM
Exciting news!

Talking of Whirlwinds - where is Low_Flyer these days?!? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/shady.gif

Ratsack
01-25-2008, 08:58 AM
Imagine a Whirlybird with Merlins.

Now imagine it with 60-series Merlins.

Ratsack

Aaron_GT
01-25-2008, 12:01 PM
Whirlybird with Merlins is the Welkin.

Taylortony
01-25-2008, 12:11 PM
cool, but if your gonna build a Helicopter the WESSEX was better http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Friendly_flyer
01-25-2008, 12:40 PM
Man, I hope he pulls it off!

Viper2005_
01-25-2008, 01:36 PM
No engines = static at best

OTOH, an aeroplane which looked rather like a Whirlwind could probably be powered by two suitable turboprops, of which there is no shortage (TPE331 or PT-6 spring to mind as obvious candidates).

Ballast would be required to control CoG of course, but that didn't stop the new build "Me-262" programme.

It'd sound wrong, and it's smell wrong. But it probably stands more chance of flying than an authentic replica (very slim vs none).