Whirlwind Fighter Project

- Recreating a majestic fighter of WW2

Wants - Propellers

Hubs (x2)
Hamilton Standard 3D40 or 3D50 units including spider, cylinder and shell


Wants - Undercarriage

 Main Wheels (x2)
Wheel: Dunlop AH.10110
Tyre: Dunlop 10.5 - 10

 

Wants - Cockpit

Many of the items seen in these cockpit photos are currently a mystery so if anyone could chime in with further information that would be a great help.

FRONT

 Items highlighted in the photos are already in hand.  Thank you to those that have donated parts already.

 

Photo DescriptionRef Numbers (AM or other)
 NOTES
  Artificial Horizon
 6A/599 Artificial Horizon, Mk. I
 20. ASI Correction Card plus holder
 6A/387 or 6A/409 

 21.

 Engine Speed Indicators
 6A/776 Mk. IVA3500 rpm
24. x1 Oil temp gauges
6A/157 (20') Mk1A

11.5' to Engine bay, therefore 20'

Luminous orange bezel

 28. x2 Coolant temp gauges  6A/494 (10') Mk. VIIIH

 6' distance to Radiator, therefore 10' capillary would do?

Blue bezels fitted to earlier instruments, green used for most of the war.

 34. Spade Grip Dunlop pattern AHO 2040Same type as used on Hurricane, including brake lever
 113.  Fuel pressure Indicators
5C/1638
Lamp unit

 


PORT
 Items highlighted in the photos are already in hand.  Thank you to those that have donated parts already.

Item Number
 Description Ref Numbers (AM or other)  NOTES
 20. ASI correction card holder 6A/387 or 6A/409 
 39. Hyd. Acc. Pressure gauge Dowty 5001 Dowty Gauge Pressure
 44.

 Hydraulic system pressure gauge.

0-1600 lb

Ref. No. 1208
Part No. AHO.5404
Dunlop "Eureka" Pressure gauge, Mk1a guage
 45 Wireless remote controller TR9D/TR9F Standard TR9D/TR9F component
 47Voltmeter 5A/1693 24-volt version

 55.

 Elevator trim tab handleRef. No. 3074
Part No. 81468
Mat Spec. DTD.59A
Class of Store. C
 Same as Lysander

 

STARBOARD

 Items highlighted in the photos are already in hand.  Thank you to those that have donated parts already.

 Item Number  Description Ref Numbers (AM or other)
 NOTES
 Spare bulbs 5L/2014 x3 
 72. Deviation  card holder
 6A/387 or 6A/409 
 73. Sutton harness release
  Standard item
 Emergency air pressure guage
 ?Ref. No.3586
Part No. SP.495/2.?
 

 87.

 Flare Release
  As seen in Hurricanes, painted red normally.

 88.

 Rudder bar adjustment
  pull knob also found in Lysander.
  Fuel guage (port) 6A/1008, Smiths No. 328.F.GSmiths Mk. IV type, replacement for items
25 and 27 on early a/c
  Fuel guage (Starboard)
 6A/1008, Smiths No. 328.F.G (See above)
  Fire ext. pushbuttons
 27N/17 covers27N/17 covers, fitted over standard 5C/540
or 5C/898 pushbuttons.
 Pressure guage 0-350lb
 Ref. No. 473
Part No. AHO.5433
Dunlop Gauge Pressure. Looks like a tandard Mk. VIII instrument
    
 96  x2 Carb cut-out control  

Air Publications

Airscrews A.P.1538 Vol. I

Pyrotechnics A.P.1661 Vol. II

Vacuum Pumps A.P.1519 Vol. I

Instruments, General A.P.1275 Vol. I

Cannon A.P.1641F Vol. II

Generator and Electrical Equipment A.P.1095 Vol. I

Exactor Controls, Graviner Fire-  )
Extinguisher Systems and Tyre    ) A.P.1464 Vol. I
Removals                                      )

Reflector Sight A.P.1730B Vol. I

Instruments, Navigational A.P.1743 Vol. I

Wireless Instruments A.P.1186 Vol. I

Gun-Training Camera A.P.1749 Vol. I

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