Saunders-Roe “S.R. 53”

The first Bitish manned aircraft designed to use the mixed-power formula, the S.R. 53 is a research fighter using a rocket motor as well as a turbojet for its power plant. The Airfix kit of the S.R. 53 is fully detailed including two winged tip "Firestreak" missiles. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Saunders-Roe S.R. 53 from Saunders-Roe "S.R. 53".

12th edition catalogue (1975), recorded as a Series 2 kit.

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Additional information

Airfix Series (first appearance)

1

Rarity of early version

Rare

First Issued

1958

Catalogue Ref - 1st Edition (1962)

1407

Catalogue Ref - 2nd Edition (1963)

1407

Catalogue Ref - 3rd Edition (1964)

1407

Catalogue Ref - 4th Edition (1966)

1407

Catalogue Ref - 5th Edition (1967)

100

Catalogue Ref - 6th Edition (1968)

100

Catalogue Ref - 7th Edition (1969)

100

Catalogue Ref - 8th Edition (1970)

100

Catalogue Ref - 9th Edition (1971)

100

Catalogue Ref - 10th Edition (1973)

01020-7

Catalogue Ref - 11th Edition (1974)

01020-7

Catalogue Ref - 12th Edition (1975)

02059-8

Catalogue Ref - 13th Edition (1976)

02059-8

Artist on Box Type 3

Roy Cross




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