Series: Two (1983)
The Assault Copter Dragonfly [XH-1] was first released boxed in U.S. toy stores in 1983. The box included the driver, Wild Bill. The toy was also sold in 1984 and 1985, and was discontinued in 1986.
Driver/Pilot: WILD BILL (v1)
Easily Broken/Lost Pieces
There are several pieces that can come off and become easily lost - including the canopy, the nose turret, the hook and winch, the six missiles, the side gun, the black hose that attaches to the side gun, the two red rubber pieces at the ends of the rotors, and the white piece that is pushed to cause the rotors to spin.
Also, check the spinning rotation of the rotors. The rotors should NEVER be pulled out, as that will break the spinning action.
There are two versions of the nose turret that attaches to the front of the Dragonfly. The earliest version of the turret had guns that not only swiveled, but elevated. The later version of the turret had guns that only swiveled from side to side and did not elevate. The swivel/elevate version is slightly harder to find.
Internationally in 1985 through 1987, the Assault Copter Dragonfly was released in Europe as part of the Action Force toyline.
In Brazil the Assault Copter Dragonfly was released as part of the Comandos em Acao toyline by Estrela Toys and was called Jetcoptero De Combate.
The Assault Copter Dragonfly was also released in Japan. Though it most commonly included Wild Bill as the pilot, rarer variations have included Stalker (v1.5) (1983) or Clutch (v1.5) (1983).
Reference InformationThe below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Dragonfly [XH-1].
Original Retail: $8.99
Product Number: 6025
Lee's Guide: GIJ-83058v
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 26 (1st Ed.), Pg. 39 (2nd Ed.)
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: GI5155 (swivel/elevate nose guns) and GI5157 (swivel only)
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a