Westland Interceptor F20/27 / F.29/27 COW Gun Fighter
Страна: Великобритания
Год: 1929

Единственный экземпляр
THE WESTLAND INTERCEPTION FIGHTER: This is a Single-seater designed to operate at great altitudes. The engine is a Bristol Mercury.
Westland Interceptor fighter. Bristol Mercury engine.
The skid is also prominently featured in Westland image No 2927 of the completed Interceptor with military markings applied
View of the Westland F29/27 COW gun fighter, J9565.
Westland’s effort to fulfil Specification F.29/27 was the monoplane COW Gun Fighter, the sole armament of which was a 37mm COW gun mounted with the breech casing in the starboard side of the cockpit and firing forward and upward at an angle of 55'. The sole example, J9565, made its maiden flight in the hands of Flt Lt L.G.Paget in 1931.
Westland photo No 2813 shows the uncovered and engineless Interceptor airframe. The central skid attached to the main undercarriage is clearly visible in the enlargement RIGHT