H.M.S. Ark Royal - F408S


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H.M.S. Ark Royal
[F408S]

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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 the changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

Airfix Catalogue description:

The best known of all the early wartime aircraft carriers was the Ark Royal which German propaganda so often reported sunk before her eventual end. Included in the 171 parts of this great kit are Fulmar fighters and Swordfish torpedo bombers as well as the full armament and a host of other details. - Taken from the 4th edition catalogue (1966)

13th edition catalogue (1976), listed as HMS 'Ark Royal' from H.M.S. Ark Royal.

1984 edition catalogue, listed as HMS Ark Royal from HMS 'Ark Royal'.


Airfix Series (first appearance): 4
First Issued: 1966


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 17: Roy Cross


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
4th Edition (1966) Ref: F408S
5th Edition (1967) Ref: F408S
6th Edition (1968) Ref: F408S
7th Edition (1969) Ref: F408S
8th Edition (1970) Ref: F408S
9th Edition (1971) Ref: F408S
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 04208-4
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 04208-4
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 04208-4
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 04208-4
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 04208-4
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 04208-4
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 04208-4
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 04208-4
1982 Edition Ref: 04208-4
1983 Edition Ref: 9 04208
1984 Edition Ref: 9 04208
1985 Edition Ref: 904208
1986 Edition Ref: 04208
1987 Edition Ref: 04208
1988 Edition Ref: 04208
1989 Edition Ref: 04208
1990 Edition Ref: 04208
1992 Edition Ref: 04208
1993 Edition Ref: 04208
1994 Edition Ref: 04208
1995 Edition Ref: 04208
1996 Edition Ref: 04208
1997 Edition Ref: 04208
1998 Edition Ref: 04208
1999 Edition Ref: 04208
2000 Edition Ref: 04208
2001 Edition Ref: 04208
2002 Edition Ref: 04208
2003 Edition Ref: 04208
2004 Edition Ref: 04208
2019 Edition Ref: A04208V
2020 Edition Ref: A04208V





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