Fairey Firefly 5 - 298

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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 best of the British built Fleet Air Arm fighters. The Firefly went into service in 1943 and late varients continued in use until as late as 1956. The version chosen for this model is a Firefly operating in Korea and the 71 part kit includes a full range of underwing armament. - Taken from the 4th edition catalogue (1966)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Fairey 'Firefly' 5 from Fairey Firefly 5.

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Fairey Firefly 5 from Fairey 'Firefly' 5.

1987 edition catalogue, listed as Fairey Firefly MK V from Fairey Firefly 5.

1997 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

1997 edition catalogue, listed as Fairey Firefly Mk V from Fairey Firefly MK V.

1999 edition catalogue, listed as Fairey Firefly MkV from Fairey Firefly Mk V.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 2
First Issued: 1965

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

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 298
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 298
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 298
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 298
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 298
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 298
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 02018-7
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 02018-7
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 02018-7
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 02018-7
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 02018-7
1982 Edition Ref: 02018-7
1983 Edition Ref: 9 02018
1984 Edition Ref: 9 02018
1987 Edition Ref: 02018
1988 Edition Ref: 02018
1989 Edition Ref: 02018
1997 Edition Ref: 02018
1998 Edition Ref: 02018
1999 Edition Ref: 02018
2000 Edition Ref: 02018
2001 Edition Ref: 02018

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