One of my favourite aircraft of World War II is the Fairey Fulmar carrier-borne heavy fighter of the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm. A few years ago I made a quick pic of a Fairey Fulmar with two jet engines in pods under the wings instead of its single propeller. Revisiting the idea recently I decided to put this profile together.
- I have faired over the nose and put cannon armament in place of the Rolls-Royce Merlin.
- The wings and engines were taken from the He.280 profile I made. I did modify the shape of the nacelles making them more streamlined.
- I also decided to give it a twin tail arrangement.
Lend-lease to the U.S. Navy for Operation: Torch