Handley Page Halifax B.111 - 584

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Handley Page Halifax B.111

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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:

A 16 3/4 inch wing span, elevating ailerons, movable tail fin and rubbers, rotating rear and mid-ship turrets with elevating guns, operating undercarriage - these are just some of the exciting features of the Airfix Construction kit of this B.111 Halifax, a model of the actual plane which flew with 158 Squadron R.A.F. Every rivet is accurately reproduced in this model. The sculptured figures of the Air Gunners, pilot, Navigator and Flight Engineer can all be seen in the finished model. The prototype of this model survived the War after 100 missions. Halifax Bombers took part in every major raid on thr Greater Reich and the daylight offensive after D-Day. This fabulous kit contains no less than 122 parts. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Handley Page 'Halifax' B III from Handley Page Halifax B.111.

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Handley Page Halifax B.III from Handley Page 'Halifax' B III.

1985 edition catalogue, recorded as a Series 6 kit.

1985 edition catalogue, listed as HP Halifax B111 from Handley Page Halifax B.III.

1987 edition catalogue, listed as Handley Page Halifax BIII from HP Halifax B111.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 5
Rarity of early version: Scarce
First Issued: 1961

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 3: William Howard Jarvis
Artist on Box Type 5: Ken McDonough
Artist on Box Type 15: John D. Jones
Artist on Box Type 16: Adam Tooby

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: 584
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 584
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 584
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 584
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 584
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 584
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 584
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 584
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 584
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 05004-7
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 05004-7
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 05004-7
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 05004-7
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 05004-7
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 05004-7
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 05004-7
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 05004-7
1982 Edition Ref: 05004-7
1985 Edition Ref: 906008
1987 Edition Ref: 06008
1988 Edition Ref: 06008
1989 Edition Ref: 06008
1990 Edition Ref: 06008
1992 Edition Ref: 06008
1993 Edition Ref: 06008
1994 Edition Ref: 06008
1995 Edition Ref: 06008
1996 Edition Ref: 06008
1997 Edition Ref: 06008
1998 Edition Ref: 06008
1999 Edition Ref: 06008
2000 Edition Ref: 06008
2001 Edition Ref: 06008
2002 Edition Ref: 06008
2003 Edition Ref: 06008
2004 Edition Ref: 06008
2005 Edition Ref: 06013
2006 Edition Ref: 06013
2007 Edition Ref: 06013
2008 Edition Ref: A06013
2014 Edition Ref: A06008A
2015 Edition Ref: A06008A
2016 Edition Ref: A06008A
2017 Edition Ref: A06008A

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