Aircraft Photo of WL796 | Avro 696 Shackleton MR2 | UK - Air Force | #7605
Registration / Serial:WL796
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 696/716 Shackleton
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 696/716 Shackleton
Aircraft Version:Avro 696 Shackleton MR2
C/n (msn):[ WL796 ]
Operator Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:FarnboroughMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGLF   IATA: FAB   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 7605
Photo Comment

An Avro test crew demonstrates the Shackleton's single-engine flying abilities as it passes low over the 1953 SBAC Show crowd powered by the outer starboard Griffon alone - the others all being shut down and feathered. WL796 carries an air sea rescue lifeboat under its fuselage.

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