The Shackleton Association

Preservation

WL790 Mr McHenry - Repaint

Pima Air & Space Museum have kindly sent us these photographs of Shackleton WL790 which was repainted in 2013 as part of their presevation of this great aircraft. Click on the images for a larger view.

Tail Upper Fuselarge Upper Stbd Wing Spark Plug Port Observation No1 Engine port Engines Stdb Wing Nose Fuselarge Tail Nose Tail Starboard Fuselarge Tail Stencils Fuselarge Stencils Nose Stencils Fin Stencils Post Fuselarge Stencils  Repaint CompleteRepaint Complete


Other News

See what's happening with WR963 on the Shackleton - Return to Flight Facebook page.

Read the latest news from the Shackleton Preservation Trust in the Aviation Forum

BBC News 9 March 2013: £5m Shackleton plane appeal launched in Coventry

Paintings donated by Mike Rondot towards the Shackleton Appeal (full article)

 

Shackleton WR963 is now on the Civil Register as G-SKTN. She is the first Shackleton in history of the type to carry a G Registration.

This sees the completion of the first step to ‘Shackleton - The Return To Flight’.