Stop Gap Maritime Patroller
Bits and Pieces
Broken Back Repair
From Zero to Hero
WR977 Newark Air Museum
Brian Withers has informed us that some serious corrosion has been found on the upper lateral support struts on both main undercarriage assemblies on Shackleton Mk3 WR977 at Newark Air Museum. Brian has asked us if we have contact with anyone who may have experienced this problem in the past and also for any suggestions for a source of spares or repairs. If you think you can provide some information or help then please contact Brian.
Shackleton Model Kits Review
One of our association members, Jason Moore who lives in Texas, has sent us a very interesting and comprehensive review of the many available Shackleton model kits. You can read his review here: Shackleton model kits review.
Limited Edition Watercolour Prints
Take a look at Rob Wigham Watercolours as they have a limited edition water colour print, entitled 'Coming Home', of a Shackleton Mk3 over Findhorn Bay on approach to land at RAF Kinloss.
The Shackleton Trophy 2019
The Shackleton Trophy is presented anually to the best ATC Expedition. This year the Bristol & Gloucestershire Wing won it with their expedition “Exercise Mountain Storm” set around Banff, Canada. See the Shackleton Trophy page for more information.
To see more photos of this event view the photo album.
Shackleton Association Crest Carving
Paul Slee and his wife presented this beautiful wooden carving to the Association at the 2017 Annual Dinner. Paul carved it by hand over a number of months using a picture of the Association's crest as his design. The accuracy of the carving and level of detail are absolutely incredible.