Bristol Bloodhound - Vintage Airfix


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Bristol Bloodhound
[A1V]

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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:

The Bristol-Ferranti "Bloodhound" is the surface to air guided missile system selected by the R.A.F. for defence of the United Kingdom and is now in service with Fighter Command. The "Bloodhound", claimed to have the greatest range of any semi-active homing missile in the Western World, has also been ordered by Sweden and Australia. It is 25 ft. 3 ins. long with boosters and has a span of 9 ft. 4 1.2 ins. Range is 60 miles and speed over Mach. 2. The Airfix model contains not only the missile and its launching but a wheeled carrier, Land Rover and six figures, a total of 64 parts.

- From 1st Edition (1962)


Airfix Catalogue information:
Series: 1
Rarity of early version: Rare.
First Issued: 1960
Catalogue Ref - 1st Edition (1962): A1V
Catalogue Ref - 2nd Edition (1963): A1V
Catalogue Ref - 3rd Edition (1964): A1V
Catalogue Ref - 4th Edition (1966): A1V
Catalogue Ref - 5th Edition (1967): A1V
Catalogue Ref - 6th Edition (1968): A1V
Catalogue Ref - 7th Edition (1969): A1V
Catalogue Ref - 8th Edition (1970): A203V
Catalogue Ref - 9th Edition (1971): A209V
Catalogue Ref - 10th Edition (1973): 02309-0
Catalogue Ref - 11th Edition (1974): 02309-0
Catalogue Ref - 12th Edition (1975): 02309-0
Catalogue Ref - 13th Edition (1976): 02309-0
Catalogue Ref - 14th Edition (1977): 02309-0
Catalogue Ref - 15th Edition (1978): 02309-0
Catalogue Ref - 1992 Edition: 02309
Catalogue Ref - 1993 Edition: 02309
Catalogue Ref - 1994 Edition: 02309
Catalogue Ref - 1995 Edition: 02309
Catalogue Ref - 2006 Edition: 02309
Catalogue Ref - 2007 Edition: 02309
Catalogue Ref - 2008 Edition: A02309
Catalogue Ref - 2009 Edition: A02309
Catalogue Ref - 2010 Edition: A02309


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