Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina - 587


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Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
[587]

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There is also extra information underneath the main catalogues description including the changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

Airfix Catalogue description:

Probably the most successful flying boat ever built. It first flew in 1935 and many are still in use throughout the world today. A 125-part kit making a superb replica of this famous aircraft. Finished model has wing span of 17 1/2 inches. Complete with Royal Canadian Air Force markings, retractable floats and fulll armament. - Taken from the 3rd edition catalogue (1964)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Consolidated PBY-5A 'Catalina' from Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina.

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina from Consolidated PBY-5A 'Catalina'.

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Airfix Series (first appearance): 5
First Issued: 1963


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 6: Ken McDonough
Artist on Box Type 16: Adam Tooby


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 587
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 587
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 587
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 587
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 587
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 587
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 587
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 05007-6
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 05007-6
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 05007-6
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 05007-6
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 05007-6
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 05007-6
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 05007-6
1987 Edition Ref: 05007
1988 Edition Ref: 05007
1989 Edition Ref: 05007
1990 Edition Ref: 05007
1992 Edition Ref: 05007
1993 Edition Ref: 05007
1994 Edition Ref: 05007
1995 Edition Ref: 05007
1996 Edition Ref: 05007
1997 Edition Ref: 05007
1998 Edition Ref: 05007
1999 Edition Ref: 05007
2000 Edition Ref: 05007
2001 Edition Ref: 05007
2002 Edition Ref: 05007
2003 Edition Ref: 05007
2004 Edition Ref: 05007
2005 Edition Ref: 05007
2006 Edition Ref: 05007
2007 Edition Ref: 05007
2008 Edition Ref: A05007
2009 Edition Ref: A05007
2010 Edition Ref: A05007
2011 Edition Ref: A05007
2012 Edition Ref: A05007
2013 Edition Ref: A05007
2014 Edition Ref: A05007
2015 Edition Ref: A05007



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