Skybusters

1973 saw a new range introduced to the Matchbox range, ”Skybusters” was the new diecast plane range.  Originally the range consisted of just 16 models but this soon grew to include many more.   

Number Description <click to enlarge>  Year Released
SB-1 Lear Jet   1973
SB-2 Corsair A7D   1973
SB-3 A 300B   1973
SB-3B Space Shuttle   1980
SB-4 Mirage F1   1973
SB-5 Starfighter F-104   1973
SB-6 MIG 21   1973
SB-7 Junkers 87B   1973
SB-8 Spitfire   1973
SB-9 Cessna 402   1973
SB-10 Boeing 747   1973
SB-11 Alpha Jet   1973
SB-12 Skyhawk A4F   1973
SB-12B Pitts Special   1980
SB-13 DC10   1973
SB-14 Cessna 210   1973
SB-15 Phantom F4E   1973
SB-16 Corsair F4U-4   1973
SB-17 Ram Rod   1977
SB-18  Wild Wind    1977 
SB-19  Piper Comanche    1977 
SB-20  Army Police Helicopter    1977 
SB-21  Lightning   1977 
SB-22 M.R.C.A   1977 
SB-22B Tornado   1986
SB-23 Supersonic Airliner Matchbox Skybusters SB-23 : Supersonic Airliner (S.S.T) 1979
SB-24 F-16   1979
SB-25 Rescue Helicopter   1979
SB-26 Cessna 210 Float Plane   1986
SB-27 Harrier Jet   1986
SB-28 A300 Airbus   1986
SB-29 Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird   1990
SB-30 Grumman F-14 Tomcat   1990
SB-31 Boeing 747-400   1990
SB-32 Fairchild A10 Thumberbolt   1990
SB-33 Bell Jet Ranger   1990
SB-34 Lockheed A130 Hercules   1990
SB-35 Mil Mi Hind-D   1990
SB-36 Lockheed F-117A Stealth Fighter   1990
SB-37 Hawk   1992
SB-38 BAe 146   1992
SB-39 Boeing Stearman PT17 Kaydet   1992
SB-40 Boeing 737-300   1992
SB-41 Boeing 777-200   1997
SB-42 McDonnell Douglass MD90   2000
SB-43 Cessna Citation   2000
SB-44 Rescue Helicopter   2002
SB-45 Stealth Fighter   2002
SB-46 Attack Jet   2002
SB-47      
SB-48      
SB-49      
SB-50 Business Jet   2003
SB-51 Military Helicopter   2003
SB-52 Transport Plane   2003
SB-53      
SB-54 Fighter Jet   2004
SB-55 Airliner   2004
SB-56 Rescue Plane   2002
SB-57 Search Plane   2002
SB-58 Transport Helicopter   2002
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