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Hi folks

Just to let you know that there is now a selection of noses, radome, exhausts, etc. available on the Spot On Designs website.

Www.spotondesigns.info

I will also have them with me at the Glasgow show on Saturday, hopefully a few conversions too.

The list currently..

Noses
TSR.2
F111B
CANBERRA T.17
SEA VIXEN Frog and CyberHobby
SEA HARRIER FA.2
LOCKHEED F. 5 LIGHTENING PHOTO NOSE


Exhaust
JAVELIN FAW2
JAVELIN FAW7

Radome
VULCAN AEW
SEA KING AEW
CADILLAC APS. 20 AEW

Shuttle
GEMINI
MERCURY

Conversions
C.97


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Can I ask what a 'Vulcan AEW radome' actually is please?
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Can I ask what a 'Vulcan AEW radome' actually is please?

It has pointy ears...



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Illogical...
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Can I ask what a 'Vulcan AEW radome' actually is please?
An effing big radome, I think Mossie was planning on scratching one at one stage, its in one of Chris Gibson's books, but cant remember if Air Defence one or Vulcans Hammer
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Can I ask what a 'Vulcan AEW radome' actually is please?
An effing big radome, I think Mossie was planning on scratching one at one stage, its in one of Chris Gibson's books, but cant remember if Air Defence one or Vulcans Hammer

It is in Battle Flight, p124. It certainly is BIG but I somehow do not think it would be made out of wood (Terry Pratchet, Raisng Steam).
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Can I ask what a 'Vulcan AEW radome' actually is please?
An effing big radome, I think Mossie was planning on scratching one at one stage, its in one of Chris Gibson's books, but cant remember if Air Defence one or Vulcans Hammer

Thank you so much for your accurate description.. It's like a big effing pancake.

I've got pics but don't know how to upload here. If you have an email address, I'll send them on

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Can I ask what a 'Vulcan AEW radome' actually is please?
An effing big radome, I think Mossie was planning on scratching one at one stage, its in one of Chris Gibson's books, but cant remember if Air Defence one or Vulcans Hammer

Thank you so much for your accurate description.. It's like a big effing pancake.

I've got pics but don't know how to upload here. If you have an email address, I'll send them on

I finished the radome and mounted it on a Vulcan, it stalled as I wanted to convert it to B.1 standard (actually B.1A as kept the kit nose).  I had trouble integrating the Flighpath replacement leading edges, they kept popping out during the PSR sessions.  It might be worth picking it up again.

Effing big radome is right.  Imagine a Gannet radome with a circumference that covers the Vulcan's bomb bay.  IIRC, it wasn't a concrete proposal but a study to see what platforms could take a large radar.  Vulcan won hands down.
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I've got pics but don't know how to upload here.

They need to be on a hosting site and then you link from there.

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Can I ask what a 'Vulcan AEW radome' actually is please?
An effing big radome, I think Mossie was planning on scratching one at one stage, its in one of Chris Gibson's books, but cant remember if Air Defence one or Vulcans Hammer

Thank you so much for your accurate description.. It's like a big effing pancake.

I've got pics but don't know how to upload here. If you have an email address, I'll send them on

No, no need: I know exactly what you mean now (I've got Battle Flight, I just forgot about this drawing).

I asked because I wondered if it might be one of the 'flying battleship' Vulcan types with AI radar and loads of AAMs, and 'AEW' was a misnomer.
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Can I ask what a 'Vulcan AEW radome' actually is please?

It's a big going to slow down the Vulcan thingy.   :-X

I just received my first kits and bits from SpotOn Designs.  Thanks to Joe and Karen.

The Vulcan AEW dome is massive. A 1/72 drawing is provided to help with placement and painting.


Vulcan AEW
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Work In Progress ::

1/72 USN F7F-7 SuperCat
1/72 ROKAF F-57A Firebird
1/72 USN F-2A (ex-Spitfire Mk. I PR. Type F)

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I canít imagine the aircraft being able to fly with that monster hanging underneath.  :o :o
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Perhaps a future project could be to make the Vulcan AEW dome in 1/144th and/or 1/200th scales, since there are now Vulcans available in both?
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I canít imagine the aircraft being able to fly with that monster hanging underneath.  :o :o

Doesn't look much different to the EC-121 under fuselage radome for size to me ---
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I canít imagine the aircraft being able to fly with that monster hanging underneath.  :o :o

Doesn't look much different to the EC-121 under fuselage radome for size to me ---

Saw one of these at the Glasgow show to-day and I would agree it looks about the same size as the EC-121 belly radome.
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