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#AA-4028   1/144 scale  Avro Vulcan B.2  Second of V-Forces, to act force in Falklands

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Model Kit Contents (click the image for larger photo)

Model Features

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82 resin parts +

Clear cast canopies, decals

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Span 235 mm

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Length 209 mm

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Unit price: US$88

Shipping charge: US$14

Each model kit contents 1 sheet of decal. Extra  decals can also be ordered.

Extra decal

US$2.00

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Aircraft History and Specification

In 1947, the British Air Ministry issued a request in the form of Specification B.35/46 for an advanced jet bomber capable of carrying a nuclear bomb. Short and Vickers responded with SA.4 Sperrin and T.660 Valiant. The Short Sperrin was set as the program backup while Valiant was awarded the production order. Handley-Page and Avro came up with advanced designs for competition which would become the Victor and Vulcan. Due to the aggression in Europe from USSR , both the Victor and Vulcan were also awarded a production contract.  The first T.698 Vulcan prototype made its first flight in 1952, and the first production aircraft B.Mk.1 flew in 1955. After improvements with more powerful engines, wing design changes and many other modifications, the B.Mk.2 entered service in 1965. The Vulcan was initially armed with the UK s first nuclear (Blue Danube) bomb, and was intended to be equipped with American Skybolt missile also. The Vulcan was scheduled to be retired by June 1982. However, in April of that year, it was called into combat for the first and last time in Falkland s war. In 1984, the last Vulcan squadron was disbanded

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Strategic heavy bomber

To designed to meet a requirement of four engine jet heavy bomber

111ft..

99ft.11in.

27ft.2in.

4x Bristol Olympus 201 or 301 turbojet engine

645mph

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1x 10,000lb thermonuclear bomb or 21,000lb bomb load

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Model References

The Avro Vulcan B.2  package contents secret kits of three 1/144 British designs as bonus:

The kit contents parts & decal able to build the XM607 Falklands war combat or XH554 Blue Steel missile armed bomber optionally!

The Avro Vulcan B.2 is suitable to group with the following collection series.

Modern strategic bomber

Avro Vulcan B.2

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing XB-59

Convair B-36B

Convair B-58 Hustler

Convair YB-60

Handley Page Victor B.2

Myasishchev M-4 Bison

Myasishchev M-50 Bounder

North American XB-70 Valkyrie

Northrop B-2 Spirit

Rockwell B-1 Lancer

Short Sperrin

Sukhoi T-4 Sotka

Sukhoi T-4MS

Tupolev Tu-16 Badger

Tupolev T-22 Blinder

Tupolev T-22M Backfire

Tupolev Tu-95 Bear

Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack

Vickers Valiant B.1

British V- bomber force

Avro Vulcan B.2

Handley Pages Victor B.2

Short Sperrin

Vickers Valiant B.1

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Modern British aircraft

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The Falklands War operation 1982

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