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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That will teach him to dump Airfix kits on me! As I feared, the stencils instantly silvered, so I just threw them away. As the state of Soviet air defenses improved, it became more and more obvious to Western defense tacticians that sending a instructiond aircraft at high altitude into aerial combat was a sure fire way of not achieving success. This site uses cookies!

You cannot post new topics in this forum. Like the EE Lightning, seeing a Vulcan fly overhead is an experience that is not easily forgotten. I sanded down some wheels and broke off a couple of pairs and repositioned them. Need to get cracking soon as you may run out of time to have it complete by the end of July or be working on it into the small hours Hint taken Finally having all the pieces in place, i decided to make a start with the cockpit.

Future floor polish was applied in preparation for the decals.

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Looks like you are having fun Gray looks great so far regards Phil P. I know a dump when I see one, and this was a classic dump. Percevier with the etch it will be worth it. Since the kit that I built was an old MPC issue, the decals vulcam immediately suspected of being of poor quality.

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The clear pieces are not too bad, but the major components are marred by large sink marks, especially in the engine air intake area. Of course, the suave and debonair James Bond saves the day with the help of lots of Navy frogmen, making the world safe for democracy.

Further updates to follow Regards Gray Try usung pva glue and jig your part. This left me free to tackle the biggest obstacle, which were the engine air intakes. Who can look at the bat-like outline of the Avro Vulcan and not think of its central role in the James Bond film Thunderball?

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I had sworn to myself that I would never build iarfix Airfix kit again innstructions long as I lived. Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community.

Deliveries of production variants began in and continued on for the next ten years, with a total of being built. Thats some fantastic etch from WEM. These were quickly dealt with and I rescribed the areas that had been obliterated by sanding, washed the model, and headed for the paint shop. The landing gear were glued on, giving rise to the Airfix beast once again.

Detail in the wheel wells is non-existent. If you want to join two parts which are perpendicular to each other, you could also just touch the edge of a bulkhead or suchlike into the mixed glue so that you get a thin bead along the edge of the part, and again clean away any excess whilst it is drying to leave a neat bead of glue.

Mark Thanks for looking in and your comments guys. Hi Gray You may find the following link to You-Tube to be of help the following vids could also be useful. Of course Bond steals off into the palm trees with his latest babe, Domino.

XM pressed on, and after six air-to-air refuelings, arrived over the airfield to deliver twenty-one LB pounds in insttructions precision placement on the runway. It’s way too brittle. Then the tape was placed back on the model and the color sprayed. Weathering was done sparingly as the RAF kept their showcase bombers very clean, plus the underside paint was brand new.


Really looking forward vulcah the start of your Vulcan build. Cockpit detail is limited to a floor, two seats, a decal instrument panel and two control sticks. A few queries on various modeling discussion boards resulted in nearly instant responses from Vulcan experts on the proper colors and markings. I just need to remove the fitting lugs once the glue has dried. On Airfix’ homepage here knstructions can download the instructions as a.

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Needless to say the wheel bay set is getting binned. I am having trouble with the etch. I have found the instructions have instrkctions since the new owners.

I accented the panels by lightly running a sharp pencil next to the raised lines. If you would like your product reviewed fairly and fairly quickly, please contact the editor or see other details in the Note to Contributors.

Here is tonight’s progress. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. As members of this Forum, it is also true that we have our own culture, albeit similar to other modelling forums, and as a consequence, we may have our own unique set of words and phrases. Hijacked by the evil and mysterious Number One by a look-alike pilot and ditched in the Atlantic Ocean near the Bahamas, its two nuclear devices were removed by Emilio Largo and his team of black-clad scuba men as a means of blackmailing the world.

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