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Airfix 1/72nd scale shackleton mr2. Build time approx 12 months on and off All fuselage ribbing was made from stainless steel lock wire and 3amp fuse wire . Tail sections where built from plasticard and fusewire 1mm smd’s(surface mounted diodes) where added for the navigation lights radar screens and cockpit instruments.all wiring ws run through to the bombay where the batteries are housed and is attached he’d with 2 small magnets.
Eduard interior set ws used along with cmk resin griffon engines .the exhaust manifold was made from lead solder .and a scratchbuilt support trestle for the side with the retracted undercarriage .wing skin was removed and stcratchbuilt fuel tanks and ribs added.

Avro Shackleton MR.2

Author

Michael Carvill

Project Duration

About a year 

Model

Airfix Kit Shackleton mr2

Scale

1:72

Type

Static Modeling

Details

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