Avro 696 Shackleton MR3, WR971, Royal Air Force
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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
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.