USS 'Forrestal' - 09201-8

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USS 'Forrestal'

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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:

Laid down in July 1952, the USS Forrestal was the first of America's super carriers and the first ship built specifically to operate jet aircraft. She has four steam catapults and her turbines give her a speed of 33 knots. This giant kit is more than 21in. long and has 200 parts. - Taken from the 14th edition catalogue (1977)

15th edition catalogue (1978), recorded as a Series 10 kit.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 9
Rarity of early version: Rare
First Issued: 1977

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 5: Geoff Hunt
Artist on Box Type 14: Geoff Hunt

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 09201-8
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 10201-8
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 10201-8
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 10201-8
2004 Edition Ref: 08201
2005 Edition Ref: 08201
2006 Edition Ref: 08201
2007 Edition Ref: 08201

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