Designed by the late R.J. Mitchell and forerunner of the famous Spitfire, the original S6B won the "Schneider Trophy" for Great Britain in 1931, at the then fantastic speed of over 407 miles per hour. The original from which the Airfix kit is modelled, is on display in the Science Museum, London. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)
5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Supermarine S6B from "Supermarine S6B".
10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Supermarine S.6B from Supermarine S6B.
1985 edition catalogue, recorded as a Series 2 kit.
1985 edition catalogue, listed as Supermarine S6B from Supermarine S.6B.
1987 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.