Fokker F.27 Friendship - Vintage Airfix


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Fokker F.27 Friendship
[583]

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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:

You can build 23 models of the Airfix version of the Fokker Friendship and they can all differ in appearance, because 23 different airlines use this Rolls-Royce powered 40 passenger transport plane! The kit contains 76 parts and the completed model has a wing span of 15 inches. Supplied with the kit are crew figures, passenger steps and markings for the Aer Lingus version. The Friendship has a cruising speed of 275 miles per hour at 25,000 ft., and features high wing construction.

- From 1st Edition (1962)

Pictured - Rare F27 Aer Lingus version

Appeared in 1980 (17th Edition) Catalogue as F27 Troopship.


Airfix Catalogue information:
Series: 5
Rarity of early version: Rare.
First Issued: 1960
Catalogue Ref - 1st Edition (1962): 583
Catalogue Ref - 2nd Edition (1963): 583
Catalogue Ref - 3rd Edition (1964): 583
Catalogue Ref - 4th Edition (1966): 583
Catalogue Ref - 5th Edition (1967): 583
Catalogue Ref - 6th Edition (1968): 583
Catalogue Ref - 7th Edition (1969): 583
Catalogue Ref - 8th Edition (1970): 583
Catalogue Ref - 9th Edition (1971): 583
Catalogue Ref - 10th Edition (1973): 05003-4
Catalogue Ref - 11th Edition (1974): 05003-4
Catalogue Ref - 12th Edition (1975): 05003-4
Catalogue Ref - 13th Edition (1976): 05003-4
Catalogue Ref - 17th Edition (1980): 05003-4
Catalogue Ref - 2008 Edition: A05003
Catalogue Ref - 2009 Edition: A05003
Catalogue Ref - 2010 Edition: A05003


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