McDonnell Douglas F-18A Hornet - 04024-8

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McDonnell Douglas F-18A Hornet

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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 supersonic fighter-bomber, the F-18A Hornet has been ordered in quantity by the US Navy and Marine Corps to replace the F-4 Phantom. Hornets will operate from both carriers and shore bases. This 92-part kit has a wing span of 171mm, optional weapons and a high degree of detail. - Taken from the 1981 edition catalogue

1987 edition catalogue, listed as McDonnell Douglas F18A Hornet from McDonnell Douglas F-18A Hornet.

1993 edition catalogue, listed as Mc Donnell F-18 Hornet from McDonnell Douglas F18A Hornet.

1996 edition catalogue, listed as Mc Donnell Douglas F-18 Hornet from Mc Donnell F-18 Hornet.

1997 edition catalogue, listed as McDonnell Douglas F-18 Hornet from Mc Donnell Douglas F-18 Hornet.

1999 edition catalogue, listed as McDonnell Douglas F-18A Hornet from McDonnell Douglas F-18 Hornet.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 4
Rarity of early version: Rare
First Issued: 1981

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 6: Ken McDonough
Artist on Box Type 10: James Goulding
Artist on Box Type 11: Gavin McLeod

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1981 Edition Ref: 04024-8
1982 Edition Ref: 04024-8
1983 Edition Ref: 9 04024
1984 Edition Ref: 9 04024
1987 Edition Ref: 04032
1988 Edition Ref: 04032
1989 Edition Ref: 04032
1990 Edition Ref: 04032
1992 Edition Ref: 04032
1993 Edition Ref: 04032
1994 Edition Ref: 04032
1995 Edition Ref: 04032
1996 Edition Ref: 04032
1997 Edition Ref: 04032
1998 Edition Ref: 04032
1999 Edition Ref: 04032
2000 Edition Ref: 04032
2001 Edition Ref: 04032
2002 Edition Ref: 04032
2003 Edition Ref: 04032
2004 Edition Ref: 04032
2005 Edition Ref: 04032
2006 Edition Ref: 04032
2007 Edition Ref: 04032

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