Short 'Stirling' - 682

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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 angular 'Sterling' completes the trio of wartime British heavies; it was the first four engined bomber to come into R.A.F. service in World War II and took part in the famous attacks on the Scharnhorst and Gneisenau. When replaced as a night-bomber it continued in use for mine laying, transport and as a glider tug. No less than 273 parts are contained in this wonderful kit which can be built up into either a B.I or B.II version. The enormous undercarriage is faithfully duplicated in all its detail, the bomber bays can be assembled closed or open to display the full bomb load and even an R.A.F. tractor and bomb trollies are included. - Taken from the 5th edition catalogue (1967)

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Short Stirling from Short 'Stirling'.

1987 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

1987 edition catalogue, recorded as a Series 7 kit.

1987 edition catalogue, listed as Short Stirling BI/III from Short Stirling.

1994 edition catalogue, listed as Short Stirling BI/II from Short Stirling BI/III.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 6
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 15: Roy Cross
Artist on Box Type 16: Adam Tooby

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 682
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 682
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 682
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 682
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 682
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 06002-4
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 06002-4
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 06002-4
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 06002-4
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 06002-4
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 06002-4
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 06002-4
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 06002-4
1982 Edition Ref: 06002-4
1983 Edition Ref: 9 06002
1987 Edition Ref: 07002
1988 Edition Ref: 07002
1989 Edition Ref: 07002
1990 Edition Ref: 07002
1992 Edition Ref: 07002
1993 Edition Ref: 07002
1994 Edition Ref: 07002
1995 Edition Ref: 07002
1996 Edition Ref: 07002
1997 Edition Ref: 07002
1998 Edition Ref: 07002
1999 Edition Ref: 07002
2000 Edition Ref: 07002
2001 Edition Ref: 07002
2002 Edition Ref: 07002
2003 Edition Ref: 07002
2004 Edition Ref: 07002
2005 Edition Ref: 07002
2006 Edition Ref: 07002
2007 Edition Ref: 07002
2008 Edition Ref: A07002
2009 Edition Ref: A07002
2010 Edition Ref: A07002
2011 Edition Ref: A07002
2012 Edition Ref: A07002
2013 Edition Ref: A07002
2014 Edition Ref: A07002
2015 Edition Ref: A07002

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