British Avro Shackleton AEW.2 bomber model kit 1/72
British Avro Shackleton AEW.2 bomber model kit 1/72 British Avro Shackleton AEW.2 bomber model kit 1/72 British Avro Shackleton AEW.2 bomber model kit 1/72 British Avro Shackleton AEW.2 bomber model kit 1/72 British Avro Shackleton AEW.2 bomber model kit 1/72 British Avro Shackleton AEW.2 bomber model kit 1/72
$34.75

Kit# 4920

Designed after the end of WWII to help fill the gap left by returning Lend-Lease bombers, the Avro Shackleton found itself searching for an old ally during the Cold War. Assisting it in its task was a bewildering array of sensors that could pick up everything from radar signatures to diesel emissions. Once detected, the Shackleton could engage subs with 20mm cannons, bombs, depth charges, and even nuclear depth charges. After forty years of service, the Shackleton was withdrawn in 1991.

Developed in 1971 the AEW.2 version received a large radome and was used in service by the RAF.

The model features:
- Finely engraved surfaces
- Detailed cockpit
- Rear observation station
- Weapon bay with separate doors
- Side door optionally open or closed
- Nose section with MG s
- Tailplane with separate rudders
- Nose radome
- Separate ailerons
- Separate flaps
- Detailed engine nacelles
- Detailed main undercarriage
- Rotatable propeller
- Antennas

Authentic decal set for following versions:
- Avro Shackleton AEW.2, No.8 Squadron, Royal Air Force, Lossiemouth, Scotland, late 1973
- Avro Shackleton AEW.2, No.8 Squadron, Royal Air Force, Lossiemouth, Scotland, June 1981