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  1. cheddar cheese

    cheddar cheese Active Member

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    At school me and the lanchave been wondering whether there was such a plane as the westland welkin, someones bound to know, is there?
     
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    yes there was a plane called the welkin, it was developed to fight the germans at high altitude
     
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    you only know that cos you read it off my top trumps :)

    panic over people, we researched it in our own time.

    however, we are in doubt about the "vickers windsor", which is supposed to be the 4 engined version of the wellington :) anyone know about this?
     
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    Here's some Pics of the Westland Welkin:

    The MkI Prototype.

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    Production Mk1

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    MKI Prototype in a new Scheme.

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    The MkII Prototype.

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    I'll see if I can find some Tech Data on it :D

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    Here's some Pics of the Vickers Windsor:

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    i read the windsor was developed by Dr. Barnes Wallis?
     
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    Yep.

    He also built the famous Vickers Wellington as well, M8 8)

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    thanks for that mate :)
     
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    Anytime 8)

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    an all them bombs, clever bloke, not to dissimilar to me................ 8)
     
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    you're just jelous...............
     
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    :lol: yeah lanc, youre smart, but if you want to prove yourself, then i challenge you to build your own plane and bomb and take out the hoover dam :lol:
     
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    the HOOVER dam, now eh?

    Bomb your own bloody dams, you Brit anti-B-17ers!! :lol: ;)
     
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    talking of dams, i wonder if i can recreate those dambuster bombing raids using my bath and an old baked bean can
     
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    mmmmmmmmmmmm................................ worth a try :)
     
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    :shock: ........................I hope it's not a windy day for ya :lol:

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    windy? in a bath? i'd hate to be in your house at bathtime....................
     
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