Avro Shackleton Survivors


United Kingdom


VP293   Nose section: owned by Norman Thelwell and situated on the North side of Duxford Aerodrome.

WG511 Fuselage: Cornwall Aero Park, Helston.



WL756 AEW.2 Forward nose, Caernafon, N.Wales

WL795   Cornwall Aviation Society, RAF St Mawgan, Cornwall.

WR963  Shackleton Preservation Trust, Coventry Airport, West Midlands.

(WL795 & WR963 were reconverted back to MR2c after being sold as AEW2s.)

AEW2    WR960  Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester.


MR3 Phase3

WR971  Fuselage section: Fenland and West Norfolk Aviation Museum, Wisbech Cambs.

WR974  Gatwick Aviation Museum, Charlwood, Surrey.

WR977  Newark Air Museum, Winthorpe. Notts.

WR982  Gatwick Air Museum, Charlwood, Surrey.

WR985  MR.3 Long Marston Airfield, Warwickshire (derelict)

XF708    Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambs.




WL747   AEW.2 Paphos Airport.

WL757   AEW.2 Paphos Airport.

WR967 MR/T.2   “Dodo” Ex Crew Trainer. Paphos dump.

XF700    MR3 Nicosia dump.



WL790   Pima Air Museum, Tucson, Arizona.


South Africa


1716    Abandoned in Shara Desert at 22o 37”59’N. 1o30”58’W.

1717    Stanger Transport Museum, KwaZulu Natal.

1720   Ysterplaat AFB, near Cape Town (painted as 1717)

1721   SAAF Museum, Swartkop, Tshwane, Pretoria

1722   Ysterplaat AFB near Cape Town (airworthy0

1723   Vick’s Viking Garage, Soweto, Johannesburg.


Current at 23rd February 2010.