Saunders-Roe "S.R. 53" - 1407


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Saunders-Roe "S.R. 53"
[1407]

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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:

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".

Airfix Series: 1
Rarity of early version: Rare
First Issued: 1958


Artists information below is taken from:
Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 3: Roy Cross


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: 1407
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 1407
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 1407
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 1407
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 100
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 100
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 100
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 100
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 100
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 01020-7
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 01020-7
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 02059-8
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 02059-8



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