De Havilland "Heron" Series II - 381

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De Havilland "Heron" Series II

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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:

Suggesting complete safety in the air "Heron" aircraft are used by the R.A.F. in the Queen's Flight, one of which is frequently flown personally by H.R.H The Duke of Edinburgh. This Airfix kit contains 62 parts and produces a model with a wing span of 11 3/4 inches and features include a retractable undercarriage, passenger steps, and stewardess as well as four passengers. Optional markings are included to finish the model either as a Heron of the Queen's Flight or in the markings of Jersey Airlines. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as De Havilland 'Heron' Mk. II from De Havilland "Heron" Series II.

9th edition catalogue (1971), listed as de Havilland 'Heron' Mk.II from De Havilland 'Heron' Mk. II.

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as de Havilland Heron Mk.II from de Havilland 'Heron' Mk.II.

1993 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

1993 edition catalogue, listed as de Havilland Heron II from de Havilland Heron Mk.II.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 3
Rarity of early version: Scarce
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 10: Mike Renwick
Artist on Box Type 17: Mike Renwick

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: 381
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 381
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 381
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 381
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 381
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 381
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 381
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 381
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 381
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 03001-2
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 03001-2
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 03001-2
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 03001-2
1993 Edition Ref: 03001
1994 Edition Ref: 03001
1995 Edition Ref: 03001
2019 Edition Ref: A03001V
2020 Edition Ref: A03001V

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