Lockheed P-38E Lightning - 398

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Lockheed P-38E Lightning

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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:

One of the most distinctive aircraft to be seen in World War II was the twin-boom Lightning. It was used in Europe and in the Pacific for escort duties. This new kit builds the series E version. - Taken from the 9th edition catalogue (1971)

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Lockheed P-38F Lightning from Lockheed P-38E Lightning.

1985 edition catalogue, listed as P38F Lightning from Lockheed P-38F Lightning.

1986 edition catalogue, listed as Lockheed Lightning from P38F Lightning.

1987 edition catalogue, listed as Lockheed P-38F Lightning from Lockheed Lightning.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 3
First Issued: 1972

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:
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 398
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 03018-0
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 03018-0
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 03018-0
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 03018-0
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 03018-0
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 03018-0
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 03018-0
1982 Edition Ref: 03018-0
1983 Edition Ref: 9 03018
1984 Edition Ref: 9 03018
1985 Edition Ref: 903018
1986 Edition Ref: 03018
1987 Edition Ref: 03018
1988 Edition Ref: 03018

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