You can build 23 models of the Airfix version of the Fokker Friendship and they can all differ in appearance, because 23 different airlines use this Rolls-Royce powered 40 passenger transport plane! The kit contains 76 parts and the completed model has a wing span of 15 inches. Supplied with the kit are crew figures, passenger steps and markings for the Aer Lingus version. The Friendship has a cruising speed of 275 miles per hour at 25,000 ft., and features high wing construction. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)
Pictured - Rare F27 Aer Lingus version
5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Fokker F.27 'Friendship' from Fokker F.27 Friendship.
10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Fokker F.27 Friendship from Fokker F.27 'Friendship'.
Appeared in 1980 (17th Edition) Catalogue as F27 Troopship.