Grumman Wildcat - 117

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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:

It takes 35 superbly detailed parts to do full justice to this sturdy and most reliable of all Naval fighters. Operated by the U.S. Navy and the Fleet Air Arm this fine model of the famous Wildcat is supplied with transfer markings of both services. - Taken from the 3rd edition catalogue (1964)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Grumman 'Wildcat' from Grumman Wildcat.

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Grumman Wildcat from Grumman 'Wildcat'.

1987 edition catalogue, listed as Grumman Wildcat VI from Grumman Wildcat.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
First Issued: 1964

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:
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 117
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 117
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 117
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 117
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 117
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 117
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 117
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 01037-5
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 01037-5
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 01037-5
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 01037-5
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 01037-5
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 01037-5
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 01037-5
1982 Edition Ref: 61037-5
1983 Edition Ref: 9 61037
1984 Edition Ref: 9 61037
1987 Edition Ref: 01037
1988 Edition Ref: 01037
1989 Edition Ref: 01037
1990 Edition Ref: 01037

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