"Bristol Fighter" F2B - 1386

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"Bristol Fighter" F2B

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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:

With many variations, this Airfix Kit produces a detailed model of the Bristol type fighter, or "Brisfit" as it was commonly known. It proved to be one of the outstanding aircraft of World War I and was in fact still retained in service with the British and foreign Air Forces until about 1930. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Bristol Fighter F.2B from "Bristol Fighter" F2B.

1988 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

1988 edition catalogue, listed as Bristol Fighter F2B from Bristol Fighter F.2B.

1988 edition catalogue. Listed twice, once as both 01005 and again as 01080 in the Vintage Aircraft Special Edition range. The number 01005 was not used again for this kit. Later it was used for the Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero.

1990 edition catalogue, listed as Bristol F2B Fighter from Bristol Fighter F2B.

1992 edition catalogue, listed as part of the WWI Aircraft of the Aces series.

1993 edition catalogue, listed as Bristol F.2B 1917 from Bristol F2B Fighter.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
First Issued: 1956

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 6: Ken McDonough

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: 1386
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 1386
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 1386
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 1386
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 85
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 85
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 85
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 85
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 85
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 01005-8
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 01005-8
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 01005-8
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 01005-8
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 01005-8
1982 Edition Ref: 61005-8
1987 Edition Ref: 01005
1988 Edition Ref: 01005
1989 Edition Ref: 01080
1990 Edition Ref: 01080
1992 Edition Ref: 01080
1993 Edition Ref: 01080
1994 Edition Ref: 01080
1995 Edition Ref: 01080
1996 Edition Ref: 01080
2009 Edition Ref: A01080
2010 Edition Ref: A01080
2011 Edition Ref: A01080
2012 Edition Ref: A01080

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