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

£95.00

Highly detailed and carefully hand crafted desktop model of the  Avro Shackleton aircraft.

The wood used is reclaimed.

Made from solid mahogany and complete with solid mahogany matching stand.

Finished in high gloss lacquer to enhance the natural beauty of the mahogany.

Simple to assemble with no glue required, simply slot wooden parts such as wings  into pre drilled holes.

With room for a commemorative plaque (not supplied) onto the stand.

Due to the nature of wood the colour of the model you receive may vary slightly from the website image.

Keep out of direct sunlight and heat.

If dusting use a new fine paint brush.

Model can be produced up to 6ft in length, please e-mail for more details.

6 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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