“R.E.8”

“R.E.8”

The initials R.E. stand for Reconnaissance Experimental. Although originally designed for artillery observation in World War 1 and saw some active service, it was mainly used for carrying out experimental radio communication work, and did a great deal towards the safety air passengers enjoy today. The R.E.8 had a maximum speed of 102miles per hour and was powered by a 150 h.p. engine. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as R.E.8 from "R.E.8".

17th edition catalogue (1980), recorded as a Series 2 kit.

1987 edition catalogue, listed as part of the Vintage Aircraft Special Editions range.

1987 edition catalogue, listed as RE8 from R.E.8.

1992 edition catalogue, listed as part of the WWI Aircraft of the Aces series.

1993 edition catalogue, listed as RAF RE8 1918 from RE8.

1994 edition catalogue, listed as RAF RE 8 1918 from RAF RE8 1918.

1995 edition catalogue, listed as RAF RE8 1918 from RAF RE 8 1918.

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Airfix Series (first appearance) 1
First Issued 1957
Catalogue Ref - 1st Edition (1962) 1401
Catalogue Ref - 2nd Edition (1963) 1401
Catalogue Ref - 3rd Edition (1964) 1401
Catalogue Ref - 4th Edition (1966) 1401
Catalogue Ref - 5th Edition (1967) 96
Catalogue Ref - 6th Edition (1968) 96
Catalogue Ref - 7th Edition (1969) 96
Catalogue Ref - 8th Edition (1970) 96
Catalogue Ref - 9th Edition (1971) 96
Catalogue Ref - 10th Edition (1973) 01016-8
Catalogue Ref - 11th Edition (1974) 01016-8
Catalogue Ref - 17th Edition (1980) 02060-8
Catalogue Ref - 1987 Edition 1076
Catalogue Ref - 1988 Edition 1076
Catalogue Ref - 1989 Edition 1076
Catalogue Ref - 1990 Edition 1076
Catalogue Ref - 1992 Edition 1076
Catalogue Ref - 1993 Edition 1076
Catalogue Ref - 1994 Edition 1076
Catalogue Ref - 1995 Edition 1076
Catalogue Ref - 1996 Edition 1076
Catalogue Ref - 2009 Edition A01076
Catalogue Ref - 2010 Edition A01076
Catalogue Ref - 2011 Edition A01076
Catalogue Ref - 2012 Edition A01076
Artist on Box Type 3 Roy Cross
Artist on Box Type 10 Paul Monteagle
Artist on Box Type 16 Adam Tooby

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