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Avro Shackleton MR.2 in 1/72 by Airfix

by Tony Prince on February 27, 2016 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

This is the first major 1/72nd kit I have built since around 1985: usually I do 1/48 & 1/32 scale, however the Shackleton has always been a favourite & at just over half a metre wingspan it’s not small! Beautifully […]

Airfix 1/72nd scale Shackleton as an AEW2

by Thomas Probert on December 24, 2015 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Here’s my final model completion for 2015 – the new tool Airfix 1/72nd scale Shackleton finished as an AEW2. I’ve completed it as Avro Shackleton AEW2, WL747 ‘Florence’, of 8 Squadron, based at RAF Lossiemouth. “Why not wait for the […]

Airfix 1/72 Avro Shackleton – preview

by Editor on August 20, 2015 in News -- 5 Comments

Airfix has released the boxart, detailed CAD images of their forthcoming 1/72 scale Avro Shackleton. These are also photos of the assembled test-shot model. It sure looks to be an impressive kit! Its estimated release date is December 1st.

Avro Shackleton AEW2 – Sanger 1/48th vacform

by Thomas Probert on August 29, 2014 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

The Avro Shackleton is one of my favourite post-war RAF aircraft, and the AEW2 version with its big radome makes for a very interesting looking aircraft. This ‘Growler’ has been completely overlooked by the ‘mainstream’ injection manufacturers, so the only […]