Gloster "Gladiator" - 1335

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Gloster "Gladiator"

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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 first RAF fighter to be equipped with a totally enclosed cockpit, the Gloster "Gladiator" won fame in the defence of Malta. Three of these aircraft, the famous Faith, Hope and Charity defended the Island against hordes of Italian fighters and bombers and was often outnumbered by more than ten to one. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Gloster 'Gladiator' from Gloster "Gladiator".

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Gloster Gladiator from Gloster 'Gladiator'.

1987 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

1987 edition catalogue, listed as Gloster Gladiator MkI from Gloster Gladiator.

New tool from 2013.

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 15: Roy Cross
Artist on Box Type 16: Adam Tooby

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: 1335
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 1335
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 1335
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 1335
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 82
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 82
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 82
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 82
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 82
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 01002-9
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 01002-9
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 01002-9
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 01002-9
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 01002-9
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 01002-9
1987 Edition Ref: 01002
1988 Edition Ref: 01002
2008 Edition Ref: A01002
2009 Edition Ref: A01002
2010 Edition Ref: A01002
2011 Edition Ref: A01002
2012 Edition Ref: A01002
2013 Edition Ref: A02052
2014 Edition Ref: A02052
2015 Edition Ref: A02052
2016 Edition Ref: A02052
2019 Edition Ref: A02052A
2020 Edition Ref: A02052A

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