Auster 6 "Antarctic" - 1416

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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 any changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

Airfix Catalogue description:

The ability to land and take off in restricted space equip this aircraft for many different uses. This Airfix kit version is of the type used on Antarctic expeditions and it differs from the standard Auster in that it has additional fuel capacity and a more elaborate radio and direction-finding equipment; very necessary for this type of work. It has a maximum speed of 123 miles per hour and is powered by a De Havilland Gipsy Major engine. This fully detailed kit contains 39 different parts. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Auster 'Antarctic' from Auster 6 "Antarctic".

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Auster Antarctic from Auster 'Antarctic'.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
First Issued: 1958

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 15: Roy Cross

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: 1416
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 1416
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 1416
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 1416
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 103
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 103
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 103
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 103
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 103
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 01023-6
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 01023-6
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 01023-6
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 01023-6
2004 Edition Ref: 01023
2005 Edition Ref: 01023
2006 Edition Ref: 01023
2007 Edition Ref: 01023

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