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Westland Whirlwind (1940-1943) The Westland Whirlwind (Whirly or Whirlibomber in RAF slang) was a British twin-engined heavy fighter developed by Westland Aircraft. It was the Royal Air Force's first single-seat, twin-engined, cannon-armed fighter, and a contemporary of the Supermarine Spitfire and Hawker Hurricane. It was one of the fastest aircraft in service when it flew in the late 1930s, and was much more heavily armed than any other. However, protracted development problems with its…

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Hawker Hurricane. The work horse of the Battle of Britain. But you wouldn't want to be up against a 109 in this crate.

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Effects of Hurricane Katrina (August 29, 2005) in New Orleans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Hurricane of 1900 made landfall on September 8, 1900, in the city of Galveston, Texas, USA. It had estimated winds of 145 miles per hour (233 km/h) at landfall, making it a Category 4 storm on the Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale. It became extratropical on September 11 and was the deadliest hurricane in US history, and the second costliest hurricane in U.S. history.

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