Lockheed C-130K Hercules - 881

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Lockheed C-130K Hercules

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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:

Since 1956 the Hercules has become the most widely used Millitary transport aircraft in the world. The C-130K's which are now being used by the R.A.F. are the most modern version. This giant kit features working parts of the original such as the loading ramp and tail doors. - Taken from the 7th edition catalogue (1969)

9th edition catalogue (1971), listed as Lockheed C-130 Hercules from Lockheed C-130K Hercules.

12th edition catalogue (1975), recorded as a Series 9 kit.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 8
Rarity of early version: Scarce
First Issued: 1969

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: 881
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 881
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 881
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 08001-7
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 08001-7
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 09001-0
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 09001-0
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 09001-0
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 09001-0
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 09001-0
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 09001-0
1982 Edition Ref: 09001-0
1983 Edition Ref: 9 09001
1984 Edition Ref: 9 09001

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