Westland S.55 Whirlwind Helicopter - 1355

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Westland S.55 Whirlwind Helicopter

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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:

Used by the R.A.F., the Royal Navy, and many commercial concerns, the Airfix kit of the S.55 Helicopter is supplied with B.E.A. markings. This aircraft is used on regular passenger services in Great Britain and Europe, and is manufactured in this country under licence from American design. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
Rarity of early version: Rare
First Issued: 1956

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

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: 1355
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 1355
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 1355
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 1355

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