SAM WELLER COLLECTION
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. 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