Avro 696 Shackleton MR Mk 2 2014-06-21

1:72 scale. 9/2008

  1. Bob43
    The Avro Shackleton was a British long-range maritime patrol aircraft for use by the Royal Air Force. It wasdeveloped by Avro from the Avro Lincoln bomber with a new fuselage. It was originally used primarily in the anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) roles, and was later adapted for airborne early warning (AEW), search and rescue (SAR) and other roles from 1951 until 1990. It also served in the SouthAfrican Air Force from 1957 to 1984. The type is named after the polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton.