B24J Liberator - 586

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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:

Produced in larger numbers than any other American aircraft the Liberator had a long and distinguished career with the U.S. and Allied forces. 124-part kit making a brilliant model with retractable undercarriage, moving wheels, guns, ailrons, elevators and rudders. Complete with U.S.A. 8th Air Force markings. - Taken from the 3rd edition catalogue (1964)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Consolidated B-26 J 'Liberator' from B24J Liberator.

7th edition catalogue (1969), listed as Consolidated B-24 J 'Liberator' from Consolidated B-26 J 'Liberator'.

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Consolidated B-24J Liberator from Consolidated B-24 J 'Liberator'.

17th edition catalogue (1980), listed as Consolidated B-24 Liberator from Consolidated B-24J Liberator.

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: Charles Oates
Artist on Box Type 6: Ken McDonough

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 586
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 586
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 586
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 586
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 586
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 586
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 586
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 05006-3
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 05006-3
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 05006-3
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 05006-3
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 05006-3
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 05006-3
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 05006-3
1982 Edition Ref: 05006-3
1983 Edition Ref: 9 05006

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