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Skyleada Vulcan

Skyleada Vulcan
 Skyleada VulcanSkyleada Vulcan 


Original Manufacturer:  Skyleada
Style:  Free Flight
Wingspan:  20" (505mm)
Power:  Jetex

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Your Price:  £39.99


The Avro Vulcan bomber symbolised the pinnacle of British aerospace design and innovation in the late 40s and early 50s.

The 698 Vulcan prototype VX770 flew for the first time on 30 August 1952 with further production variants in service until the mid 1980s.

The last flying Vulcan was finally grounded in 2015 but remains as a "taxi-able" display model at Doncaster Sheffield Airport.


This kit is a laser-cut replica of the Skyleada Vulcan.

Construction of the model from this kit uses the traditional method of "stick and tissue", that consists of a built up balsa wood skeleton (framework), covered with a tissue skin. (Some modellers may prefer to use a mylar under-covering for strength and lightness).

The balsa frameworks are built over a plan that is printed at the exact scale of the model, which is in essence a real engineering drawing.

Originally, the model was designed to be powered by a Jetex motor. These are no longer available although we are working on an electric ducted fan solution for the future. 

Free flight means just that - once the model is launched, it is on its own. It must follow a predetermined flight path established when the model is initially adjusted for flight or "trimmed".

This type of traditional building technique and flying requires a degree of patience and skill, but is extremely rewarding.


Balsa wood sheets with precise laser cut parts
Balsa strip wood.
Vac-formed canopy.
Tissue to cover the model.
Full size printed plan.

Model shown expertly built and photographed by Brian Selby shows covering, markings and paints not included in the kit

The Full kit for the Vulcan fits into a Small Box. Please use the table below to calculate your likely shipping costs


Package Size (approx)

UK (including Highlands and Islands)

Mainland Europe

Rest of The World

Envelope A4

£3.95 - Free for orders over £19.99



Small Box (450mm x 150mm x 50mm)

£3.95 - Free for orders over £19.99



Medium Box (980mm x 150mm x 80mm)

£3.95 - Free for orders over £19.99



Large Box (980mm x 300mm x 80mm)

£3.95 - Free for orders over £19.99



Flammable/hazardous materials UK ONLY £6.25 - reduces to £3.00 for orders over £19.99 NO DELIVERY NO DELIVERY


For UK deliveries we use either MyHermes  , Royal Mail  or UKMail.

Flammable and hazardous materials are shipped to the UK only using UKMail courier, which carries a premium.

Internationally we use Royal Mail for smaller parcels and envelopes and we use whichever of the big couriers are cheapest for a particular size and destination. We always send all of our kits insured and all but the smallest are also tracked.

For international orders, you are responsible for any import duties or taxes applicable in your country.

We notify you as soon as your order has been despatched and, if applicable, you will be sent the tracking number. 

If for whatever reason you are not satisfied with your purchase you can return it within 14 days for a full no quibble refund. 

Please Note : Most of our kits are made to order, this means it can sometimes take up to 14 days before they are despatched. If you need your kit quicker than that, e.g. as a birthday present, please drop us an email at and we will do our absolute best to accommodate you.





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Tuesday, 5 December 2017  | 

Nearly completed the Vulcan kit I purchased last year. Have thoroughly enjoyed building the kit and have been very impressed with the quality and fit of the pre cut parts. So much so eagerly awaiting the arrival of the SE5. Thanks for making the kits available again.


Thanks Brian

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