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Westland Wyvern TF.1

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The Westland Wyvern was a British single-seat carrier-based multi-role strike aircraft built by Westland Aircraft that served in the 1950s, seeing active service in the 1956 Suez Crisis. Production Wyverns were powered by a turboprop engine driving large and distinctive contra-rotating propellers, and could carry aerial torpedoes.
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The Fleet Air Arm Museum's Wyvern is the world's last remaining Wyvern. As a pre-production prototype, it was fitted with a Rolls Royce Eagle H-block engine but was never flown. It spent its service career as a ground instructional airframe.

VR137 is on display in the overall natural metal finish it wore when first produced.
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I have been building model kits since the early 70ís starting with Airfix kits of mostly aircraft, then progressing to the point I am at now building predominantly armour kits from all countries and time periods. Living in the middle of Salisbury plain since the 70ís, I have had lots of opportunitie...