Series: Eight (1989)
The Crusader Space Shuttle was first released boxed in U.S. toy stores in 1989. It included the pilot, Payload (v2). The Crusader was also available in 1990 and discontinued in 1991.
Driver/Pilot: PAYLOAD (v2)
Payload was first released as part of the eighth series (1989) packaged exclusively with the Crusader Space Shuttle. He was also available in 1990 and was discontinued in 1991.
There is no DeSimone # listed for this figure, because it is not listed in the DeSimone guide.
Easily Broken/Lost Pieces
The center vertical tail has a tendency to break off. Take extreme care with the three tail wings.
No variations of Crusader are known to exist.
The Crusader mold was repainted or retooled for the following vehicles:
Defiant: Space Vehicle Launch Complex (1987)
The Avenger Scout Craft mold was repainted or retooled for the following vehicles:
Night Raven (1986)
The Crusader was released in Canada with different decals.
Reference InformationThe below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Crusader.
Original Retail: n/a
Hasbro Product: 6220
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Lee's Guide: n/a
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: n/a
The Ultimate Guide: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a