Folland Gnat - 116


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Folland Gnat
[116]

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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:

Standard advanced R.A.F. trainer, the Gnat has a performance comparable with present-day fighters. The graceful lines of this jet plane are captured in the detailed model reproduced from 43 parts. Complete with long range tanks and optional rocket armament. - Taken from the 3rd edition catalogue (1964)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Folland 'Gnat' from Folland Gnat.

11th edition catalogue (1974), listed as Folland Gnat from Folland 'Gnat'. Now in the Red Arrows livery.

12th edition catalogue (1975), listed as Hawker Siddeley Gnat from Folland Gnat.

1985 edition catalogue, listed as H.S. Gnat (Red Arrows) from Hawker Siddeley Gnat.

1986 edition catalogue, listed as Hawker Siddeley Gnat from H.S. Gnat (Red Arrows).

1993 edition catalogue, listed as Red Arrows Gnat from Hawker Siddeley Gnat.

New Tooling of this kit in 2011 re-introduced the RAF flying training school option.


Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
First Issued: 1964


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 16: Adam Tooby


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 116
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 116
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 116
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 116
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 116
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 116
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 116
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 01036-2
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 01036-2
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 01036-2
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 01036-2
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 01036-2
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 01036-2
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 01036-2
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 01036-2
1982 Edition Ref: 61036-2
1983 Edition Ref: 9 61036
1984 Edition Ref: 9 61036
1985 Edition Ref: 961036
1986 Edition Ref: 01036
1987 Edition Ref: 01036
1988 Edition Ref: 01036
1989 Edition Ref: 01036
1990 Edition Ref: 01036
1992 Edition Ref: 01036
1993 Edition Ref: 01036
1994 Edition Ref: 01036
1995 Edition Ref: 01036
1996 Edition Ref: 01036
1997 Edition Ref: 01036
1998 Edition Ref: 01036
1999 Edition Ref: 01036
2000 Edition Ref: 01036
2001 Edition Ref: 01036
2002 Edition Ref: 01036
2003 Edition Ref: 01036
2007 Edition Ref: 01036
2008 Edition Ref: A01036



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