Hi Guys,. Is there any chance that someone out there has the Airfix 1/72 vulcan instructions and is willing to scan them and email a copy to me?. This is the “Vulcan to the Sky” boxing, see this thread for instructions relevant to the Falklands 25th Anniversary and regular boxings. Airfix Instruction Sheets available for free download.

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I’ve also enlarged the sub-title letters. Much appreciated For today’s update, this might sound a bit harsh but I suppose one could scratchbuild FOD covers, but even then major seam work would be required to blend the pieces into the airfid edge of the wing.

During the last mission, Vulcan XM had the refueling probe snap off on the way home.

Here you go —- Merry Christmas! When I finished priming the intakes with flat white paint, I got a real sense of accomplishment of what I had achieved. Here’s pictures of the bad kit Well as it so happens Mike, the physics of this phenomina have been explained in the Spifire build thread in the Shared Builds section. The Freightdogmodels sheet indicates that the modeller should use the stencil instructions from the Airfix sheet, unfortunately the MPC boxing I have does not have instructions for the placement of the stencils.

The Light Aircraft Grey undersides on these aircraft were repainted with rollers! The Brits love their war birds, and Vulcans flew extensively on the airshow circuit after their retirement in I think that only one Vulcan was kept flying, but I can easily be corrected! This site uses cookies! It took a long time, but I am probably prouder of the result than anything I have ever done in my modeling career. Anyway, I hope you might be able to help me out.


Thunder and Lightnings – http: Thats some fantastic etch from WEM. The landing gear were glued on, giving rise to the Airfix beast once again. It’s not as brittle and seems quite workable. Mark Thanks for looking in and your comments guys. Of course, the suave and debonair James Bond saves the day with the help instrutcions lots of Navy frogmen, making the world safe for democracy.

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You cannot post new topics in this forum. If the etch part is load bearing youcan always reinforce with ca afterwords Alternativly you try using ca gel i fing the ca gel from zapp very good If you show me phot of the problem part i am sure i can help.

The wheels were sprayed aluminum and I hand-painted Scale Black on each of the eighteen tiny tires. Needless to say the wheel bay set is getting binned. Need to get cracking soon as you may run out of time to have vylcan complete by the end of July or be working on it into vulcn small hours Admin https: Then the tape was placed back on the model and the color sprayed.

Create an account or sign in to aiirfix You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. Knstructions made some simple landing gear door retraction struts out of stiff stainless steel wire and glued them in. The supplied kit pieces are, well lets just say a little sparse, hence the etched cockpit.

As modellers, we have become familiar with a lot of words and phrases that are just so much perplexing jargon to new modellers. Looks like some great progress being made, looks great The first use and only use of the Vulcan in anger came with the “Black Buck” missions during the Falkland Islands War.


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It was a unique subject, one you never see built up, and it represented a challenge with its poor fit airfjx Airfix engineering. There, i’ve said it now feeling much better. The crew access door and boarding ladder were attached after more fussing. Posted June 16, edited.

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Of course Bond steals off into the palm trees with his latest babe, Domino. While slightly tedious, this worked very well. Cheers, Mark Edited June 16, by model mob.

The Avro Vulcan served with the RAF for three decades, beginning as a nuclear weapons delivery system and ending up, like its contemporary the B, as a conventional bomber. Today, there are a few left in museums, and a couple are technically airworthy. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Added, though I expect to see these terms in your posts in instructilns

I have found the instructions have improved since the new owners. Like the EE Lightning, seeing a Vulcan fly overhead is an experience that is not easily forgotten.

Panel lines are raised, and are inconsistently high in some places.