Academy 1/35 Scale M163 Vulcan Model Kit

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Academy 1/35 Scale M163 Vulcan Model Kit (AY13507)
£33.99 £23.99

Academy 1/35 M163 Vulcan Plastic Model Kit

In the late 1960s, the US Army introduced the M163 Vulcan Air Defense System (VADS) into service to replace the aging, optically-aimed M42 Duster. 

This kit features:

  • Positionable rear door on rear ramp
  • Photo-etched parts
  • Positionable rear ramp
  • Choice of rear fenders or rear external (M113A3) fuel tanks
  • Choice of rubberband track or individual track links
  • Positionable engine access door
  • Positionable driver and rear crew overhead hatches
  • Vinyl ammo belt to feed Vulcan gun
  • Vulcan gun is movable in azimuth and elevation
  • Photo-etched engine deck grilles
  • Separately molded pioneering tools
  • Optional crew stowage and water jug
  • Optional side skirts
  • Optional side floatation panels


The kit provides markings for the following subjects:

  • M163, 5th ADA/1st Bde/24th ID, Fort Irwin, 1988
  • M163, 5th ADA/3rd Bn/3rd ID, Germany, 1987
  • M163, unknown unit, Fort Irwin, 1988


Please note: this kit will require paints and glue to be completed. Available separately.

Deluxe Materials Plastic Magic Cement 40ml (AD83)

Plastic Magic Cement is a thin, liquid plastic cement with a 10-15 sec adjustment time & non-clog action. It is non-toxic, non-flammable, has minimal odour and almost zero emissions when compared to competitors.

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