The 36 parts of this Airfix kit produce a detailed model of the "Whirlwind", a single seater twin engine fighter used by the R.A.F. at the beginning of the last War, the existence of which was kept secret until 1942. The plane was used as a fighter-bomber in the R.A.F. operating over Northern Europe in the earlier part of the War. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)
5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Westland 'Whirlwind' from Westland "Whirlwind".
10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Westland Whirlwind from Westland 'Whirlwind'.
15th edition catalogue (1978), recorded as a Series 2 kit.
1987 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.
1997 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.
1997 edition catalogue, listed as Westland Whirlwind Mk I from Westland Whirlwind.
1999 edition catalogue, listed as Westland Whirlwind MkI from Westland Whirlwind Mk I.