Gloster Meteor III - 268

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Gloster Meteor III

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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 only allied jet to see service in the Second World War, the Meteor was used against the V-1 flying bomb and the last stages of the advance into Germany. Later marks of the Meteor served the R.A.F. for many years after the war. - Taken from the 7th edition catalogue (1969)

1999 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 2
Rarity of early version: Scarce
First Issued: 1970

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:
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 268
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 268
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 268
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 02038-1
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 02038-1
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 02038-1
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 02038-1
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 02038-1
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 02038-1
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 02038-1
1987 Edition Ref: 02038
1988 Edition Ref: 02038
1999 Edition Ref: 02038
2000 Edition Ref: 02038
2001 Edition Ref: 02038
2002 Edition Ref: 02038
2003 Edition Ref: 02038

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