Category Archives: 1990s

Gyro Pilot

The Action Man Gyro Pilot was a Woolworths exclusive Action Man figure which was released in 1997 in a box stuck to the side of the Gyro Copter with a promotional sticker. The 2 items together cost £28.95.


The Action Man Gyro Pilot includes:

  • Articulated body
  • Armoured vest
  • Trousers
  • Boots
  • Gun
  • Helmet and 2 leads

The same outfit was released without the figure on a blister card as the Gyro Pilot Kit accessory set.

Arctic Diver

The Action Man Arctic Diver was released by Hasbro in 1997 in window box packaging. The Action Man figure had white moulded gloves for hands.


  • Motorised Ice Hammer
  • Flippers
  • Oxygen Tank
  • Breathing Mask
  • Trousers
  • Harness
  • Mission Cards

Ninja Set

The Action Man Ninja Set accessory set was released by Hasbro in 1996. It was a companion set to the Action Man Ninja action figure.


  • Spring-loaded missile firing 2 piece crossbow and gold coloured missile
  • 2 Nunchuks that could be combined in to a bo staff
  • Night stick
  • Gold coloured bladed weapon

Supercharger 4×4 Money Box

This small money box is based on the Action Man Supercharger 4×4 vehicle and was originally supplied with sweets / chocolates inside it during the Christmas 1998 period (hence the “Best Before” sticker). It measures approximately 11cm by 6cm by 5.5cm and features a removable plug in the bottom to remove your money and a slot in the top to feed coins in to.