Avro Shackleton

By Alan W Hall

Designed with both the aircraft enthusiast and the modeller in mind, this series offers a comprehensive and accurate account of a single aircraft type within each issue. Drawings provided in both colour side and plan view with 1:72 scale plans, kit decal and accessory lists, squadrons, units and individual aircraft serials in codes, etc.

The second Shacklton prototype VW131 was used for handling and performance trials and also went to Khartoum for tropical trials in October 1950. In 1953 it went to Napiers at Luton for trial installation of the Nomad E.145 engine