Boulton Paul Defiant N.F.I. - 111

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Boulton Paul Defiant N.F.I.

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There may also be extra information underneath the main catalogues description.

Airfix Catalogue description:

Complete with pilot, rotating turret and elevaying guns, the Airfix kit of a Defiant Night Fighter of 256 Squadron can be assembled with the wheels down, or retracted in a flying position. The Boulton Paul Defiant earns its place in aviation history because it was the first British turret equipped monoplane in Fighter Squadron service. The first Defiants to become operational saw action over Dunkirk in 1940 and on May 27th of that year, without loss to themselves, they shot down 37 enemy aircraft in only two patrols. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Boulton Paul 'Defiant' N.F.I from Boulton Paul Defiant N.F.I.

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Boulton Paul Defiant N.F.I from Boulton Paul 'Defiant' N.F.I.

14th edition catalogue (1977), listed as Boulton Paul Defiant N.F.1 from Boulton Paul Defiant N.F.I.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
First Issued: 1960

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 3: Roy Cross
Artist on Box Type 4B: Roy Cross
Artist on Box Type 16: Adam Tooby

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: 111
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 111
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 111
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 111
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 111
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 111
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 111
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 111
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 111
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 01031-7
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 01031-7
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 01031-7
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 01031-7
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 01031-7
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 01031-7
1987 Edition Ref: 01031
1988 Edition Ref: 01031
1989 Edition Ref: 01031
1990 Edition Ref: 01031
1992 Edition Ref: 01031
1993 Edition Ref: 01031
1994 Edition Ref: 01031
1995 Edition Ref: 01031
1996 Edition Ref: 01031
1997 Edition Ref: 01031
2008 Edition Ref: A01031
2009 Edition Ref: A01031
2010 Edition Ref: A01031
2011 Edition Ref: A01031
2012 Edition Ref: A01031


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