Jen Wright models an expat retiree with Airfix’s new Shackleton AEW.2

Eduard’s flap set (72616) includes parts to create all four flap sections and the upper falsework to fit in the wings. It is left to the modeller to provide rod or tube for some of the segments; details of what’s required are in the instructions.

When I built the original test-shot of Airfix’s Shackleton MR.2 kit, it was a project I enjoyed immensely, but I suspect (like many others) the version I was really looking forward to was the Airborne Early Warning (AEW) variant.

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