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Registration: WR971

Construction Number: Unknown

Model Avro 696 Shackleton MR3

Operator: Royal Air Force

Airport: In Flight, International Airspace

Photographer: R.A.Scholefield Collection

Date Taken: 1956

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The second Shackleton MR.3 on test over the Isle of Wight cliffs. Later served 120 and 201 Squadrons. Wears the mid-1950s dark grey scheme with large black serial. Obtained from Avros over 50 years ago.

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