Avro Shackleton Royal Air Force (RAF) South African Air Force (SAAF) Maritime Patrol Desktop Aircraft Model.

£95.00

2 in stock

Description

The Shackleton was developed by Avro as a long-range maritime patrol aircraft for use by the Royal Air Force (RAF). Named after polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton it is a development of the famous wartime Avro Lancaster bomber. Entering service with the RAF in 1951, primarily in the anti-submarine warfare and maritime patrol aircraft roles; it also had other roles including airborne early warning which it would continue to do until its retirement in 1991.

Additional information

Dimensions 40 × 53 × 16 cm

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