A300B Airbus - 06173-5


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A300B Airbus
[06173-5]

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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 the changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

Airfix Catalogue description:

The short/medium-range, twin-engined European Airbus is a collective attempt by four governments - France, Weat Germany, Spain and the Netherlands - to break into American-dominated market of large civil airliners. Seating 250-300 passengers, Air France will begin services with the A300 in 1974. - Taken from the 11th edition catalogue (1974)

14th edition catalogue (1977), listed as A300B Air France Airbus from A300B Airbus.


Airfix Series (first appearance): 6
First Issued: 1974


Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 4: Roy Cross


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 06173-5
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 06173-5
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 06173-5
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 06173-5
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 06173-5





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