3 3/4" Vehicles    By Year    1986 Vehicles    Alphabetical    Convention    Needs List   


YoJoe ID: 118-HVH-1986-FIREBAT-01

Series: Five (1986)
My Collection Status
I Have It
I Want It
Go To My Collection

The Cobra 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 but was a brighter Red rather than the original Maroon.

0 For Sale
512 People Have It
236 People Want It

Driver/Pilot: A.V.A.C. (v1)

AVAC was released as part of the fifth series (1986), packaged exclusively with the Cobra Terrordrome (with Firebat). He was also sold in 1987, then was discontinued domestically in 1988.

From 1988 to 1993, AVAC was available mail-order from Hasbro Direct packaged with the Firebat.

Click here for more on A.V.A.C. (v1)

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.

Featured In

The Terror Drome Firebat was featured in several of the various media of GI Joe through the years, including Trading Cards, Comic Books, Cartoons and Commercials.


The original Firebat released in 1986 was maroon in color, while the 1988 to 1993 mail-in version was a bright Red.

Vehicle Construction

The vehicle mold was repainted or retooled for the following vehicles:

Firebat (1986)
Firebat (1988)

Reference Information

The 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: $44.99 (with Terror Drome)
Product Number: 6003
Lee's Guide: n/a
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 75 (with Terror Drome, 1st Ed.) and Pg. 79 (alone, 1st Ed.), Pg. 122-123 (with Terror Drome, 2nd Ed.) & Pg. 124 (alone, 2nd Ed.)
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: #GI5630b
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a