Bristol Bloodhound

Bristol Bloodhound

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. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

8th edition catalogue (1970), recorded as a A203V as was 88mm-flak-gun-and-tractor-p-543.html">88mm Flak Gun and Tractor.

1992 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

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Airfix Series (first appearance) 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 2309
Catalogue Ref - 1993 Edition 2309
Catalogue Ref - 1994 Edition 2309
Catalogue Ref - 1995 Edition 2309
Catalogue Ref - 1996 Edition 2309
Catalogue Ref - 2006 Edition 2309
Catalogue Ref - 2007 Edition 2309
Catalogue Ref - 2008 Edition A02309
Catalogue Ref - 2009 Edition A02309
Catalogue Ref - 2010 Edition A02309
Artist on Box Type 3 Roy Cross

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