Blackburn Bucaneer (NA.39) - 384

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Blackburn Bucaneer (NA.39)

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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:

A really up-to-date strike aircraft the NA.39 incorporates the most modern aerodynamic refinements to combat low altitude turbulents. The crew have available the most advanced electronic equipment to ensure both navigational safety and bombing accuracy. This kit contains 45 parts which make into a 10 1/2 inch long model with operational features just like the real thing, such as a rotating bomb bay, folding nose cone and wings. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Blackburn NA.39 'Bucaneer' from Blackburn Bucaneer (NA.39).

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Blackburn NA.39 Bucaneer from Blackburn NA.39 'Bucaneer'.

16th edition catalogue (1979), listed as Blackburn Bucaneer from Blackburn NA.39 Bucaneer.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 3
First Issued: 1960

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 3: William Howard Jarvis
Artist on Box Type 4: Roy Cross

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: 384
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 384
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 384
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 384
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 384
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 384
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 384
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 384
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 384
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 03004-1
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 03004-1
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 03004-1
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 03004-1
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 03004-1
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 03004-1
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 03004-1
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 03004-1
1982 Edition Ref: 03004-1
1983 Edition Ref: 9 03004

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