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PostPosted: Tue 17 Feb 2015 17:33 pm 
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Does anyone know if there were any of the above besides the Space 1999 Eagle and the Captain Scarlet Angel jet?


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Airfix also did Stingray and Fireball XL-5 kits as promotional items for Lyons Maid in the mid 1960's

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PostPosted: Wed 18 Feb 2015 12:06 pm 
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Thanks for the replies. I also remember sugar Smacks did mini Anderson models in the 60's.


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Ratch wrote:
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The "Starcruiser I" should not be listed under "Space: 1999" -- it had nothing to do with that show (or any show). It should be listed under "Other".

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Which Gerry Anderson programme was it from :help:

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Ratch wrote:
Which Gerry Anderson programme was it from :help:

I found this link:

http://catacombs.space1999.net/main/mod ... uiser.html

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So it does belong in Space 1999 :!:

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Ratch wrote:
Which Gerry Anderson programme was it from :help:

None.
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So it does belong in Space 1999

No!

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PostPosted: Sat 21 Feb 2015 21:33 pm 
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The Starcruiser is often nicknamed the 'Swift' or 'Superswift'. Both of these ships did appear in Space:1999 (Brian the Brain and The Bringers of Wonder respectively). Other than Martin Bower (Who built the afore mentioned craft and designed the Starcruiser), there is no connection to Space:1999.

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The Starcruiser is often nicknamed the 'Swift' or 'Superswift'. Both of these ships did appear in Space:1999 (Brian the Brain and The Bringers of Wonder respectively).


Sure, but they looked nothing like the "Starcruiser" as depicted in the kit. I could nickname my Ford Focus "Aston Martin DB9", but that won't turn it into one.

Along similar lines, Martin Landau might have had a model of a B-17 on his desk -- that would not mean the B-17 would forever after be deemed a "Space:1999" vehicle.

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Other than Martin Bower (Who built the afore mentioned craft and designed the Starcruiser), there is no connection to Space:1999.


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PostPosted: Tue 03 Mar 2015 12:07 pm 
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Starcruiser was going to be a Gerry Anderson series but never got off the drawing board. However he did give his consent to the Airfix model, so to answer my original question it was a Gerry Anderson product even though it never took to the airwaves. A bit like the Dinky Stripey the magic Mini which was from the comic Candy and Andy( more to Gerry Anderson than we all thought we knew!)


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