Westlan Wyvern

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  1. Clave

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    Test! :D

    Edit: Full version uploaded now...
     

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    Very nice Clave!
     
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    Excellent!!! Beautiful plane.
     
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    Absolutely! Very nice profile Clave. Lovely aeroplane and very "identifiable"

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  5. Clave

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    Just some tweaking on colours and added a drop tank...
     

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    Very Nice!!
     
  7. Clave

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    OK, I am happier with the fin now, and I added the shadow on the drop tank - so it's time to hunt down some more of these to do...
     

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    Oh, and can some kind mod change the title to Westland instead of Westlan.. :confused:
     
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    827 NAS, with a red spinner and dragon mark on the nose:
     

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    Excellent Clave...still trying to decide whether it is a weird looking aircraft or not......
     
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    Trust me, its weird.
     
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    New one on me...Looks fast...
     
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    Looks a hell of a lot faster than it actually was.
     
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    Yep, the intended engine (the Clyde) was stopped in development by Rolls-Royce, and the Armstrong Siddeley Python was used instead - In some ways it was a dead-end as everyone was developing jet aircraft, but it was good for the 'learning curve' on later turboprops...

    It did see combat - in the Suez Crisis of 1956...

    More here: Westland Wyvern
     
  16. Clave

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    OK, here's my last couple of versions:

    The first one is the full-blown Suez Crisis one with invasion stripes and a full 16 rocket load, circa 1956.

    The second one has a torpedo... circa 1954.
     

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    Yep....weird aircraft! but still great profiles,Well done Clave.
     
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