Westland "Whirlwind" - 1406

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Westland "Whirlwind"

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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 36 parts of this Airfix kit produce a detailed model of the "Whirlwind", a single seater twin engine fighter used by the R.A.F. at the beginning of the last War, the existence of which was kept secret until 1942. The plane was used as a fighter-bomber in the R.A.F. operating over Northern Europe in the earlier part of the War. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Westland 'Whirlwind' from Westland "Whirlwind".

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Westland Whirlwind from Westland 'Whirlwind'.

15th edition catalogue (1978), recorded as a Series 2 kit.

1987 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

1997 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

1997 edition catalogue, listed as Westland Whirlwind Mk I from Westland Whirlwind.

1999 edition catalogue, listed as Westland Whirlwind MkI from Westland Whirlwind Mk I.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
First Issued: 1958

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 5: Ken McDonough

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: 1406
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 1406
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 1406
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 1406
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 99
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 99
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 99
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 99
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 99
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 01019-7
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 01019-7
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 01019-7
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 01019-7
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 01019-7
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 02064-0
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 02064-0
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 02064-0
1982 Edition Ref: 02064-0
1987 Edition Ref: 02064
1988 Edition Ref: 02064
1997 Edition Ref: 02064
1998 Edition Ref: 02064
1999 Edition Ref: 02064
2000 Edition Ref: 02064
2001 Edition Ref: 02064
2002 Edition Ref: 02064

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