The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There may also be extra information underneath the main description.Airfix Catalogue description:
HMS Illustrious is the second of three Invincible Class Aircraft carriers, and the fifth ship to bear her proud name. Illustrious, or 'Lusty' as she is known fondly by all on board, was built at Swan Hunters Ship Builders Yard on the Tyne, and subsequently commissioned in her base port of Portsmouth in 1982.
Airfix Catalogue information:Series:
2010Catalogue Ref - 2010 Edition:
A14201Catalogue Ref - 2011 Edition:
A14201Catalogue Ref - 2012 Edition:
A14201Catalogue Ref - 2013 Edition:
A14201Catalogue Ref - 2014 Edition: