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KK VAMPIRE 100
The de Havilland Vampire 100 was an early twin-boomed jet that entered service with the RAF in 1946 just after WWII.
The Vampire was retired in 1966 after serving as a popular replacement for piston-engined fighter aircraft and was particularly noted fr being the first jet-engined aircraft to cross the Atlantic.
The original KK kit was designed for use with Jetex motors (sadly no longer available).
This is a laser cut replica kit with a copy of the original plan and incomplete instructions.
Suitable for experienced and expert modellers only!
6 sheets of laser cut balsa wood parts
Balsa strip wood and sheet
20swg piano wire
Generic jet vacuum-formed canopy
Please note: A decals/markings sheet is no longer available and not included in this kit.
INCLUDED IN YOUR KIT
This is a basic list of kit contents that will be updated with a more detailed list soon.
- Plotted plan
- Laser cut parts
- Tissue covering
- PVA Glue
Only Suitable For Ages 14+
Choking Hazard - Contains small parts, keep out of reach of children.
Most orders are shipped via Royal Mail’s Tracked 48 service.
For larger or heavier orders, we use UKMail/DHL to deliver your package on a Next Working Day service.
Shipping is free to UK Mainland addresses for orders over £30.00, otherwise we charge £6.00 for Royal Mail Tracked 48 parcels and £12.00 for UKMail/DHL Nest Working Day.
Items that fit within Royal Mail International Tracked Medium Parcel parameters (59cm x 17cm x 15cm weighing less than 2kg) can be sent to most countries outside the UK.
For example up to 3 of our smaller 18” wingspan kits can fit into one of these parcels.
A parcel like this currently costs around £14 to Europe and around £18 to send to the USA and will take up to 3 weeks to arrive. This is because Royal Mail hands over the parcel to the local Post Office service for your country who have to clear it through customs and then deliver it to you.
The Royal Mail tracking code also transfers over to the tracking for your country’s postal service.
For items that do not fit within Royal Mail International Tracked Medium Parcel parameters, we use standard international couriers such as DHL, FedEx and UPS.
These companies use something called volumetric weights to calculate the cost of shipping.
For example, a Balsa Basics RC bundle kit that measures 102cm x 34cm x 16cm and weighs 2.5 kg is actually calculated at 14kg!
This makes these very expensive to send outside the UK - a large kit can cost nearly £40 to send to France.
veri nice, would do again but with a edf fan to make it rc :)