Northrop P-61 'Black Widow' - 486

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Northrop P-61 'Black Widow'

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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:

The first American aircraft to be designed specifically as a night fighter. 'Black Widows' operated both in Europe and in the Pacific and this 114 part kit is of a Pacific theatre P-61. Optional parts and transfers are included for building either of the two main varients. - Taken from the 5th edition catalogue (1967)

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Northrop P-61 Black Widow from Northrop P-61 'Black Widow'.

1985 edition catalogue, listed as Black Widow from Northrop P-61 Black Widow.

1987 edition catalogue, listed as Northrop P-61 Black Widow from Black Widow.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 4
First Issued: 1967

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:
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 486
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 486
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 486
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 486
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 486
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 04006-0
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 04006-0
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 04006-0
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 04006-0
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 04006-0
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 04006-0
1982 Edition Ref: 04006-0
1984 Edition Ref: 9 04006
1985 Edition Ref: 904006
1986 Edition Ref: 04006
1987 Edition Ref: 04006
1988 Edition Ref: 04006
1989 Edition Ref: 04006
1990 Edition Ref: 04006
1992 Edition Ref: 04006
1993 Edition Ref: 04006
1994 Edition Ref: 04006
1995 Edition Ref: 04006
1996 Edition Ref: 04006
1997 Edition Ref: 04006
1998 Edition Ref: 04006
1999 Edition Ref: 04006
2000 Edition Ref: 04006
2019 Edition Ref: A04006V
2020 Edition Ref: A04006V

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