Series: Seven (1988)
The Firebat was first released with the Cobra Terror Drome in U.S. toy stores in 1986. It included the Firebat pilot, A.V.A.C.. It was also sold in 1987 and was discontinued domestically in 1988.
From 1988 to 1993 the Firebat was available via mail-order from Hasbro Direct. However, early releases were a brighter Red rather than the original Maroon. Later releases of the Firebat returned to a color much closer to the Maroon of the retail release.
Driver/Pilot: A.V.A.C. (v1)
From 1988 to 1993, AVAC was available mail-order from Hasbro Direct packaged with the Firebat.
Easily Broken/Lost Pieces
On the Firebat, the missiles and the two landing gear pieces are small and easily lost.
Also, the tabs for the belly guns are very fragile and can break easily - take caution with them.
The original Firebat released in 1986 was maroon in color, while the 1988 to 1993 mail-in version was a bright Red.
Reference InformationThe below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Firebat.
Original Retail: $7.50 w/ 2 Flag Points or $9.00
Hasbro Product: n/a
Lee's Guide: n/a
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: n/a
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 79 (Retail Release, 1st Ed.), Pg. 124 (2nd Ed.)
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a
3 3/4" Vehicles - By Year
- 2007 - Series Twenty Three
- 2008 - Series Twenty Four
- 2009 - Series Twenty Five
- 2010 - Series Twenty Six
- 2011 - Series Twenty Seven
- 2012 - Series Twenty Eight
- 2013 - Series Twenty Nine
- 2014 - Series Thirty
- 2015 - Official G.I. Joe Collectors' Club Membership Exclusives
- 2015 - 2014 Convention Exclusives
- 2015 - 50th Anniversary
3 3/4" Vehicles - Alphabetical Listing
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