Auster 6 “Antarctic”

Auster 6 “Antarctic”

The ability to land and take off in restricted space equip this aircraft for many different uses. This Airfix kit version is of the type used on Antarctic expeditions and it differs from the standard Auster in that it has additional fuel capacity and a more elaborate radio and direction-finding equipment; very necessary for this type of work. It has a maximum speed of 123 miles per hour and is powered by a De Havilland Gipsy Major engine. This fully detailed kit contains 39 different parts. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Auster 'Antarctic' from Auster 6 "Antarctic".

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Auster Antarctic from Auster 'Antarctic'.

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Airfix Series (first appearance) 1
First Issued 1958
Catalogue Ref - 1st Edition (1962) 1416
Catalogue Ref - 2nd Edition (1963) 1416
Catalogue Ref - 3rd Edition (1964) 1416
Catalogue Ref - 4th Edition (1966) 1416
Catalogue Ref - 5th Edition (1967) 103
Catalogue Ref - 6th Edition (1968) 103
Catalogue Ref - 7th Edition (1969) 103
Catalogue Ref - 8th Edition (1970) 103
Catalogue Ref - 9th Edition (1971) 103
Catalogue Ref - 10th Edition (1973) 01023-6
Catalogue Ref - 11th Edition (1974) 01023-6
Catalogue Ref - 12th Edition (1975) 01023-6
Catalogue Ref - 13th Edition (1976) 01023-6
Catalogue Ref - 2004 Edition 1023
Catalogue Ref - 2005 Edition 1023
Catalogue Ref - 2006 Edition 1023
Catalogue Ref - 2007 Edition 1023
Artist on Box Type 3 Roy Cross

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