No. 10347. Avro 696 Shackleton AEW.Mk.2 (WL741) Royal Air Force
Photographed at RAF St. Mawgan, near Newquay, Cornwall, UK, ca. 1980, by Sam Weller

Avro 696 Shackleton AEW.Mk.2

12/31/2010. Remarks by Johan Visschedijk: "First flown on December 18, 1952, the aircraft was delivered to the RAF on February 2, 1953. Shortly after this photo was taken, the aircraft became a ground instructional airframe under the number 8692M. On May 29, 1981, it was transferred to the Manston Fire School, it perished in 1987."

Created December 31, 2010