F-4B Phantom - 388

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F-4B Phantom

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There is also extra information underneath the main catalogues description including any changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

Airfix Catalogue description:

A two-seat shipboard fighter, the McDonell Phantom is already serving with the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps and a version is being developed for the Royal Navy. The Phantom is one of the fastest aircraft in the world and also holds world's altitude records, yet is still capable of carrying an enormous armament load. The 57 part kit includes external fuel tanks and colourful U.S. Navy transfers. - Taken from the 4th edition catalogue (1966)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as McDonell F-4B Phantom from F-4B Phantom.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 3
Rarity of early version: Scarce
First Issued: 1966

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 3: Roy Cross

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 388
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 388
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 388
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 388
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 388

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